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1998 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
State College, PA, October 24-25, 1998
Meeting #937

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Modeling of Phase Transitions of Partially Ordered Physical Systems

  • Saturday October 24, 1998, 2:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
    Special Session on Modeling of Phase Transitions of Partially Ordered Physical Systems, I

    Room 158, Willard Building
    Organizers:
    Maria-Carme T. Calderer, The Pennsylvania State University mcc@math.psu.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Discussion
    • 3:10 p.m.
      A Three-Dimensional Superconductor in a Strong Magnetic Field.
      Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University
      Melvyn Royer, Parkland College
      (937-35-133)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      Weak Continuity of Minors and Lower Semicontinuity Results in Nonlinear Elasticity.
      Irene Fonseca*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
      (937-35-132)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The Configurations of Bipolar Droplets of Nematic Liquid Crystals.
      Quan Shen*, Purdue University
      Carme Calderer, Penn State University
      Chun Liu, Penn State University
      (937-35-139)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      Existence of Solutions for the Dynamics System of Smectic A Liquid Crystals.
      Chun Liu*, Penn State University
      (937-35-138)
  • Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
    Special Session on Modeling of Phase Transitions of Partially Ordered Physical Systems, II

    Room 158, Willard Building
    Organizers:
    Maria-Carme T. Calderer, The Pennsylvania State University mcc@math.psu.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Grain boundary energy and evolution.
      David Kinderlehrer*, Carnegie Mellon University
      (937-73-102)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Kinetic theory for polymer-liquid crystal systems.
      Weinan E*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, New York, NY 10012
      Cyrill Muratov, Courant Institute, NYU
      (937-35-146)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      Entropic elasticity of martensites.
      Lev Truskinovsky*, Dept of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
      (937-35-135)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Dynamics of free surface and pure elongational flows of liquid crystalline polymers.
      Qi Wang*, Purdue University-Indiana University
      (937-35-136)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      Scaling Relations for Chemical Spirals: Dispersion and Selection .
      Andrew L. Belmonte*, Penn State University
      J-M. Flesselles, ESPCI, Paris, France
      Q. Ouyang, NEC Research
      Vilmos Gaspar, Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen, Hungary
      (937-92-141)
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