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Stability in $ L^1$ of circular vortex patches

Authors: Thomas C. Sideris and Luis Vega
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 137 (2009), 4199-4202
MSC (2000): Primary 35Q35; Secondary 76B47
Published electronically: July 27, 2009
MathSciNet review: 2538580
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Abstract: The motion of incompressible and ideal fluids is studied in the plane. The stability in $ L^1$ of circular vortex patches is established among the class of all bounded vortex patches of equal strength.

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Thomas C. Sideris
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106

Luis Vega
Affiliation: Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad del País Vasco, Apartado 644, 48080 Bilbao, Spain

Received by editor(s): April 13, 2009
Published electronically: July 27, 2009
Additional Notes: The first author was supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
The second author was supported by a grant from the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, MTM2007-62186.
The authors thank the anonymous referee for helpful comments.
Communicated by: Walter Craig
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