Interpolation inequalities in pattern formation

  title={Interpolation inequalities in pattern formation},
  author={Eleonora Cinti and Felix Otto},
  journal={arXiv: Analysis of PDEs},
  • E. Cinti, F. Otto
  • Published 31 December 2011
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Analysis of PDEs
We prove some interpolation inequalities which arise in the analysis of pattern formation in physics. They are the strong version of some already known estimates in weak form that are used to give a lower bound of the energy in many contexts (coarsening and branching in micromagnetics and superconductors). The main ingredient in the proof of our inequalities is a geometric construction which was first used by Choksi, Conti, Kohn, and one of the authors in the study of branching in… 

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