SMS scnews item created by Daniel Daners at Fri 12 Sep 2014 2254
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 15 Sep 2014
Calendar1: 15 Sep 2014 1400-1500
CalLoc1: AGR Carslaw 829
Auth: daners@d58-110-193-163.mas800.nsw.optusnet.com.au (ddan2237) in SMS-WASM

PDE Seminar

Eventually Positive Semigroups

Daners

Daniel Daners
University of Sydney
Mon 15 September 2014 2-3pm, Carslaw 829 (AGR)

Abstract

We consider one-parameter semigroups of linear operators etA on C(K) such that for every f > 0 there exists t0 > 0 so that etAf > 0 for all t > t0. The purpose of the talk is to give a general theory of such eventually positive semigroups and characterise them in terms of positivity properties of the resolvent (λI - A)-1 and the spectral projection associated with the spectral bound.

Examples of eventually positive semigroups include the semigroup generated by the Dirichlet-to-Neumann operator, delay differential equations, higher order parabolic equations and some matrix semigroups.

This is joint work with Wolfgang Arendt, Jochen Glück and James Kennedy.

Check also the PDE Seminar page. Enquiries to Daniel Hauer or Daniel Daners.


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