FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS (SPRING 2016)
Weeks 1-10. Notes under construction (last update March 6th 2016);
Assessed Homework 1 [due 18/2]: Week1, Problem 5; Week 2, Problem 8; Week 3, Problem 2 and this Sheet (solution is here; Solutions to the problems in the notes will be posted at the end of the course.)
Assessed Homework 2 [due 17/3] Week 4, Problem 6; Week 6, Problem 3, Week 7: Problem 4 and this: Worksheet on Weak Convergence (file now includes solution)
PDE (Spring 2013+2014)
PDE examples, ODE review, Picard's theorem, Gronwall's inequality, bootstrap technique
First order PDEs, method of characteristics, Cauchy Problem, Burger's equation, weak solutions (idea + examples)
Cauchy Kovalevskaya Theorem, Holmgren's uniqueness theorem
Proof of Holmgren's theorem. Fritz John's Global Holmgren theorem, domain of dependence, domain of influence, d'Alembert's formula; Week 3 and 4 are in the same pdf.
Distributions I, Fundamental Solution, Laplace's equation, Mean value formulas, Poisson's formula, Maximum Principles
[updated 21/3/2014] Dirichlet problem on a ball, Elliptic Regularity Theory, Existence of Weak Solutions
Boundary Regularity, Fredholm Alternative; Week 6 and 7 are in the same pdf.
[updated 29/3/2014] Basic Fourier-Analysis, Schroedinger equation, Non-linear Schroedinger, Heat equation (fundamental solution, boundary initial value problem, maximum principle)
[updated 29/3/2014] The Wave equation: Energy Estimate, Domain of Dependence, Fourier Synthesis, Kirchhoff's formula, Duhamel formula, existence and uniqueness for perturbations of the wave operator
Revision Sheet (updated 21/3/2014)
The Mastery Question will be a question combining different techniques that you have seen. It's a good idea to review the section(s) on the wave equation.
ESI SummER SCHOOL Vienna 2014
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Holzegel G, Warnick CM, 2015, The Einstein-Klein-Gordon-AdS system for general boundary conditions, Journal of Hyperbolic Differential Equations, Vol:12, ISSN:1793-6993, Pages:293-342
Holzegel GH, Warnick CM, 2014, Boundedness and growth for the massive wave equation on asymptotically anti-de Sitter black holes, Journal of Functional Analysis, Vol:266, ISSN:0022-1236, Pages:2436-2485
Holzegel G, Smulevici J, 2014, QUASIMODES AND A LOWER BOUND ON THE UNIFORM ENERGY DECAY RATE FOR KERR-ADS SPACETIMES, Analysis & Pde, Vol:7, ISSN:1948-206X, Pages:1057-1090
Holzegel G, Smulevici J, 2013, Decay Properties of Klein-Gordon Fields on Kerr-AdS Spacetimes, Communications On Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol:66, ISSN:0010-3640, Pages:1751-1802