Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Estimates for the electric field in the presence of adjacent perfectly conducting spheres


Authors: Habib Ammari, George Dassios, Hyeonbae Kang and Mikyoung Lim
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 65 (2007), 339-355
MSC (2000): Primary 35J25; Secondary 73C40
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0033-569X-07-01034-1
Published electronically: January 16, 2007
MathSciNet review: 2330561
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Abstract: In this paper we prove that, unlike the two-dimensional case, the electric field in the presence of closely adjacent spherical perfect conductors does not blow up even though the separation distance between the conducting inclusions approaches zero.


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Habib Ammari
Affiliation: Centre de Mathématiques Appliquées, CNRS UMR 7641 and Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France
Email: ammari@cmapx.polytechnique.fr

George Dassios
Affiliation: Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Email: G.Dassios@damtp.cam.ac.uk

Hyeonbae Kang
Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences and RIM, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-747, Korea
Email: hkang@math.snu.ac.kr

Mikyoung Lim
Affiliation: Centre de Mathématiques Appliquées, CNRS UMR 7641 and Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France
Email: mklim@cmapx.polytechnique.fr

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0033-569X-07-01034-1
Keywords: Electric field, gradient estimates, composite materials
Received by editor(s): April 30, 2006
Published electronically: January 16, 2007
Article copyright: © Copyright 2007 Brown University
The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.

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