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Singularities in mechanics :
formation, propagation, and microscopic description.

Workshop : “Interactions and propagation of singularities”

Practical informations
Dates : from February 18th to February 22nd, 2008
List of registered participants



Available presentation's slides

Main lecturers 

Henri Beresticky (CAMS, EHESS Paris): "Reaction diffusion equations and front propagation in heterogenous media"

Michael Berry (H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, Bristol):"The singularities of light: intensity, phase, polarization.", "Tsunami asymptotics"

Sijue Wu (Math. Dept., U. Michigan): "Almost global wellposed-ness of the 2-D full water wave problem"

Provisional list of speakers

Bruno Andreotti (PMMH, Paris): "A microscopic view on contact angle selection: equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium situations."

Thomas Alazard (Orsay): "Semi-classical analysis for the Nonlinear Schrödinger equation."

Claude Bardos (Paris): "Instabilities in the solutions of the Navier-Stokes equation."

Fabrice Bethuel (LJLL, Paris): "On some special regimes  for  the Gross-Pitaevskii equation."

Jean-Yves Chemin (LJLL, Paris): "Vortex patches and viscous perturbations"

Laurent Duchemin (IRPHE, Marseille): "On some finite and inifinite-time singularities in
in the context of Inertial confinment fusion and Rayleigh-Taylor instability

Hervé Henry (PMC, Ecole Polytechnique): "Phase field modelling of  brittle fracture.  Application to  oscillating cracks."

Olivier Lafitte (Villetaneuse): "Nonlinear solution of Euler equation with gravity in the neighborhood of a stationary density profile: Rayleigh-Taylor instability"

David Lannes (IMB, Bordeaux): "Wave breaking, Camassa-Holm equations  and Degasperis-Procesi"

Régis Marchiano (IJLRA, Paris): "Singular acoustics."

Matthew Paoletti (Physics Dept. U. Maryland): "Characterization of Singular Velocities in Quantum Turbulence."

Luis Vega (Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao): "Convexity and uniqueness for some evolution equations."

Emmanuel Villermaux (IRPHE, Marseille): "Singular and collective effects in liquid fragmentation"