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Diffusion in narrow randomly perturbed tubes

Presented by: 
M Freidlin [Maryland]
Date: 
Tuesday 26th June 2007 - 14:30 to 15:30
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 

I will discuss diffusion and reaction-diffusion in narrow tubes with periodic or random boundaries. A homogenization type result for the effective diffusion coefficient and for the asymptotic wavefront speed are calculated. Reaction-diffusion equations in a class of random nets of narrow tubes will be considered.

Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute The Leverhulme Trust London Mathematical Society Microsoft Research NM Rothschild and Sons