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By Adrian Muntean, Jens D. M. Rademacher, Antonios Zagaris

This booklet is the offspring of a summer season university university “Macroscopic and massive scale

phenomena: coarse graining, suggest box limits and ergodicity”, which was once held in 2012 on the college of Twente, the Netherlands. the point of interest lies on mathematically rigorous tools for multiscale difficulties of actual origins.

Each of the 4 ebook chapters relies on a suite of lectures added on the university, but all authors have multiplied and sophisticated their contributions.

Francois Golse offers a bankruptcy at the dynamics of huge particle platforms within the suggest box restrict and surveys the main major instruments and strategies to set up such limits with mathematical rigor. Golse discusses extensive various examples, together with Vlasov--Poisson and Vlasov--Maxwell structures.

Lucia Scardia specializes in the rigorous derivation of macroscopic versions utilizing $\Gamma$-convergence, a newer variational approach, which has proved very robust for difficulties in fabric technological know-how. Scardia illustrates this through numerous easy examples and a extra complicated case examine from dislocation theory.

Alexander Mielke's contribution makes a speciality of the multiscale modeling and rigorous research of generalized gradient structures throughout the new thought of evolutionary $\Gamma$-convergence. quite a few evocative examples are given, e.g., when it comes to periodic homogenization and the passage from viscous to dry friction.

Martin Göll and Evgeny Verbitskiy finish this quantity, taking a dynamical structures and ergodic conception standpoint. They assessment contemporary advancements within the research of homoclinic issues for yes discrete dynamical platforms, on the subject of particle structures through ergodic houses of lattices configurations.

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Macroscopic and Large Scale Phenomena: Coarse Graining, Mean Field Limits and Ergodicity

This ebook is the offspring of a summer season college college “Macroscopic and massive scalephenomena: coarse graining, suggest box limits and ergodicity”, which was once held in 2012 on the college of Twente, the Netherlands. the point of interest lies on mathematically rigorous equipment for multiscale difficulties of actual origins.

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ZNin ), the Cauchy problem for the N-particle ODE system 5 Henceforth, the set of Borel probability measures on Rd will be denoted by P (Rd ). 18 F. Golse ⎧ ⎪ ⎪ ⎨ ⎪ ⎪ ⎩ z˙i (t) = 1 N N K(zi (t), zj (t)), i = 1, . . , N, j=1 zi (0) = ziin , has a unique solution of class C 1 on R t → ZN (t) = (z1 (t), . . , zN (t)) =: Tt ZNin ; (b) the empirical measure f (t, dz) := μTt ZNin is a weak solution of the Cauchy problem for the mean field PDE ∂t f + divz (f K f ) = 0, f t=0 = f in . Statement (a) follows from the Cauchy-Lipschitz theorem.

Golse ∂t φ(z1 , . . , zj )FN (t, dz1 . . dzN ) (Rd )N = 1 N j N K(zl , zk ) · ∇zl φ(z1 , . . , zj )FN (t, dz1 . . dzN ) l=1 k=j+1 d N (R ) 1 + N j j K(zl , zk ) · ∇zl φ(z1 , . . , zj )FN (t, dz1 . . dzN ). l=1 k=1 (Rd )N Notice that the range of the index l is limited to {1, . . , j} since the test function φ does not depend on the variables zj+1 , . . , zN . The range of the index k remains {1, . . , N}, and we have decomposed it into {1, . . , j} and {j + 1, . . , N}. This decomposition is quite natural, as the sum involving k, l ∈ {1, .

Dobrushin’s approach to the mean field limit is based on the idea of proving the stability of the mean field characteristic flow Z(t, ζ in , μin ) in both the initial position in phase space ζ in and the initial distribution μin . As we shall see, the Monge-Kantorovich distance is the best adapted mathematical tool to measure this stability. Dobrushin’s idea ultimately rests on the following key computation. Let ζ1in , ζ2in ∈ in d d R , and let μin 1 , μ2 ∈ P1 (R ). Then 9 Monge’s original problem was to minimize over the class of all Borel measurable transportation maps T : Rd → Rd such that T #μ = ν the transportation cost Rd |x − T (x)|μ(dx).

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