PDE approximations in Fast reaction - Slow diffusion scenarios

Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 8:00pm to Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 7:59pm

The focus of this workshop will be on the modeling, analysis and simulation of fast reaction-slow diffusion type scenarios as well as corresponding fast-reaction limits. Within this framework, internal sharp and thin reaction layers form and travel through the spatial domain often producing unexpected effects. Such situations appear in a variety of significant applications; for example flame propagation in combustion theory, segregation and aggregation of biological individuals, chemical attack on reactive porous materials (such as concrete or natural stone), dissolution and precipitation reactions in minerals, solidification and temperature-induced phase transitions in steels represent typical cases in which the fast process is localized within an a priori unknown internal active layer.

Organized by: T. Aiki (Gifu University, Japan), D. Hilhorst (Universite Paris-Sud XI, France), M. Mimura (Meiji University, Japan), and A. Muntean (Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands)

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