Analysis and PDE Seminar: Wave maps on (1+2)-dimensional curved spacetimes

Seminar | October 29 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

 Casey Jao, UCB

 Department of Mathematics

I will discuss recent joint work, with Cristian Gavrus and Daniel Tataru, in which we consider wave maps on a (1+2)-dimensional nonsmooth background. Our main result asserts that in this variable-coefficient context, the wave maps system is wellposed at almost-critical regularity.