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1998 Fall Western Section Meeting
Tucson, AZ, November 13-15, 1998
Meeting #938

Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu

Special Session on Filaments, Interfaces and Patterns

  • Saturday November 14, 1998, 9:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m.
    Special Session on Filaments, Interfaces and Patterns, I

    Room 224, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences
    Organizers:
    Nicholas Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
    Jerry Moloney, University of Arizona

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Phase field theories and material interfaces.
      Chaim Charach, Ben-Gurion Univ
      Paul C Fife*, University of Utah
      (938-82-57)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Boundary Homogenization of Kinetic and Fluid Models for Thin Film Deposition.
      Christian A Ringhofer*, Arizona State University
      (938-70-131)
    • 10:15 a.m.
      Atomistic, Continuum and Bulk Models for Epitaxial Growth.
      Russel E. Caflisch*, UCLA
      (938-82-78)
  • Saturday November 14, 1998, 3:00 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
    Special Session on Filaments, Interfaces and Patterns, II

    Room 224, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences
    Organizers:
    Nicholas Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
    Jerry Moloney, University of Arizona

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Modelling bioconvection patterns produced by swimming bacteria.
      Joceline C Lega*, University of Arizona
      Neil H Mendelson, University of Arizona
      (938-92-108)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Convolution based methods for cellular automata models.
      Steven J Ruuth*, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
      Barry Merriman, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
      Stanley Osher, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
      (938-65-118)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Dynamics of axial separation in long rotating drums.
      Igor S Aranson, Argonne National Laboratory
      Lev S Tsimring*, InstituteUniversity of California, San Diego
      (938-35-85)
    • 4:45 p.m.
      The stability of waves for modulation equations.
      Todd M Kapitula*, University of New Mexico
      (938-35-95)
    • 5:15 p.m.
      Singularities and Defects in Patterns Far from Threshold.
      Nicholas M Ercolani*, University of Arizona
      Robert Indik, University of Arizona
      Alan C. Newell, University of Warwick
      Thierry Passot, CNRS
      (938-35-110)
  • Sunday November 15, 1998, 9:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m.
    Special Session on Filaments, Interfaces and Patterns, III

    Room 224, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences
    Organizers:
    Nicholas Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
    Jerry Moloney, University of Arizona

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Spectra, multi-phase solutions of vortex filament flow, and knot types.
      Annalisa M Calini*, College of Charleston
      Thomas A Ivey, Ball State University
      (938-35-80)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Pulses, fronts and oscillations of an elastic rod .
      Alain Goriely*, Dept of Mathematics
      Joceline Lega, Department of Mathematics
      (938-73-65)
    • 10:15 a.m.
      Viscous Nonlinear Dynamics of Twist and Writhe.
      Raymond E Goldstein*, University of Arizona
      (938-35-36)
  • Sunday November 15, 1998, 3:00 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
    Special Session on Filaments, Interfaces and Patterns, IV

    Room 224, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences
    Organizers:
    Nicholas Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
    Jerry Moloney, University of Arizona

    • 3:00 p.m.
      A Generalized Level Set Method for Computing the Motion of Filaments and Objects of Any Codimension.
      Li-Tien Cheng, UCLA, Dept. of Math
      Paul Burchard, UCLA, Dept. of Math
      Barry Merriman*, UCLA, Dept. of Math
      Stanley J Osher, UCLA, Dept. of Math
      Steven J Ruuth, UCLA, Dept. of Math
      (938-65-128)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      A diffusion-generated approach to the curvature motion of filaments.
      Steven J. Ruuth, University of California, Los Angeles
      Barry Merriman, University of California, Los Angeles
      Jack Xin, University of Arizona
      Stanley Osher*, University of California, Los Angeles
      (938-65-32)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Dynamics of the Geodynamo.
      Dieter Armbruster*, Arizona State University
      (938-86-119)
    • 4:45 p.m.
      Average dynamics of the optical soliton in communication lines with dispersion management.
      Alejandro B Aceves*, University of New Mexico
      C.K.R.T. Jones, Brown University
      Vadim Zharnitsky, Brown University
      Sergei K Turitsyn, University of Dusseldorf
      (938-78-97)
    • 5:15 p.m.
      Role of the Critical Collapse Singularity in Sustaining A Novel Femtosecond Light Guide .
      Jerry V. Moloney*, University of Arizona
      (938-78-135)
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