Analytic Solutions and Singularity Formation for the Peakon b-Family Equations

Vincenzo Sciacca, Francesco Gargano, Gargano, Giuseppe Maria Coclite, Sciacca

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This paper deals with the well-posedness of the b-family equation in analytic function spaces. Using the Abstract Cauchy-Kowalewski theorem we prove that the b-family equation admits, locally in time, a unique analytic solution. Moreover, if the initial data is real analytic and it belongs to H s with s>3/2, and the momentum density u 0-u 0, xx does not change sign, we prove that the solution stays analytic globally in time, for b≥1. Using pseudospectral numerical methods, we study, also, the singularity formation for the b-family equations with the singularity tracking method. This method allows us to follow the process of the singularity formation in the complex plane as the singularity approaches the real axis, estimating the rate of decay of the Fourier spectrum.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)419-434
Numero di pagine16
RivistaActa Applicandae Mathematicae
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2012

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