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Existence of non-radial stationary solutions to the 2D Euler equation

Early Career Math Colloquium

Existence of non-radial stationary solutions to the 2D Euler equation
Series: Early Career Math Colloquium
Location: Online
Presenter: Jaemin Park, University of Barcelona

In this talk, we study stationary solutions to the 2D incompressible Euler equations in the whole plane. It is well-known that any radial vorticity is stationary. For compactly supported vorticity, it is more difficult to see whether a stationary solution has to be radial. In the case where the vorticity is non-negative, it has been shown that any stationary solution has to be radial. By allowing the vorticity to change the sign, we prove that there exist non-radial stationary patch-type solutions. We construct patch-type solutions whose kinetic energy is infinite or finite. For the finite energy case, it turns out that a construction of a stationary solution with compactly supported velocity is possible.

(Place: Zoom: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/89298093679)