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AuthorPazy, A. author
TitleSemigroups of Linear Operators and Applications to Partial Differential Equations [electronic resource] / by A. Pazy
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1983
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From the reviews: "Since E. Hille and K. Yoshida established the characterization of generators of C0 semigroups in the 1940s, semigroups of linear operators and its neighboring areas have developed into a beautiful abstract theory. Moreover, the fact that mathematically this abstract theory has many direct and important applications in partial differential equations enhances its importance as a necessary discipline in both functional analysis and differential equations. In my opinion Pazy has done an outstanding job in presenting both the abstract theory and basic applications in a clear and interesting manner. The choice and order of the material, the clarity of the proofs, and the overall presentation make this an excellent place for both researchers and students to learn about C0 semigroups." #Bulletin Applied Mathematical Sciences 4/85#1 "In spite of the other monographs on the subject, the reviewer can recommend that of Pazy as being particularly written, with a bias noticeably different from that of the other volumes. Pazy's decision to give a connected account of the applications to partial differential equations in the last two chapters was a particularly happy one, since it enables one to see what the theory can achieve much better than would the insertion of occasional examples. The chapters achieve a very nice balance between being so easy as to appear disappointing, and so sophisticated that they are incomprehensible except to the expert." #Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society#2


1 Generation and Representation -- 1.1 Uniformly Continuous Semigroups of Bounded Linear Operators -- 1.2 Strongly Continuous Semigroups of Bounded Linear Operators -- 1.3 The Hille-Yosida Theorem -- 1.4 The Lumer Phillips Theorem -- 1.5 The Characterization of the Infinitesimal Generators of C0 Semigroups -- 1.6 Groups of Bounded Operators -- 1.7 The Inversion of the Laplace Transform -- 1.8 Two Exponential Formulas -- 1.9 Pseudo Resolvents -- 1.10 The Dual Semigroup -- 2 Spectral Properties and Regularity -- 2.1 Weak Equals Strong -- 2.2 Spectral Mapping Theorems -- 2.3 Semigroups of Compact Operators -- 2.4 Differentiability -- 2.5 Analytic Semigroups -- 2.6 Fractional Powers of Closed Operators -- 3 Perturbations and Approximations -- 3.1 Perturbations by Bounded Linear Operators -- 3.2 Perturbations of Infinitesimal Generators of Analytic Semigroups -- 3.3 Perturbations of Infinitesimal Generators of Contraction Semigroups -- 3.4 The Trotter Approximation Theorem -- 3.5 A General Representation Theorem -- 3.6 Approximation by Discrete Semigroups -- 4 The Abstract Cauchy Problem -- 4.1 The Homogeneous Initial Value Problem -- 4.2 The Inhomogeneous Initial Value Problem -- 4.3 Regularity of Mild Solutions for Analytic Semigroups -- 4.4 Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions -- 4.5 Invariant and Admissible Subspaces -- 5 Evolution Equations -- 5.1 Evolution Systems -- 5.2 Stable Families of Generators -- 5.3 An Evolution System in the Hyperbolic Case -- 5.4 Regular Solutions in the Hyperbolic Case -- 5.5 The Inhomogeneous Equation in the Hyperbolic Case -- 5.6 An Evolution System for the Parabolic Initial Value Problem -- 5.7 The Inhomogeneous Equation in the Parabolic Case -- 5.8 Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions in the Parabolic Case -- 6 Some Nonlinear Evolution Equations -- 6.1 Lipschitz Perturbations of Linear Evolution Equations -- 6.2 Semilinear Equations with Compact Semigroups -- 6.3 Semilinear Equations with Analytic Semigroups -- 6.4 A Quasilinear Equation of Evolution -- 7 Applications to Partial Differential Equationsโ{128}{148}Linear Equations -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Parabolic Equationsโ{128}{148}L2 Theory -- 7.3 Parabolic Equationsโ{128}{148}Lp Theory -- 7.4 The Wave Equation -- 7.5 A Schrรถdinger Equation -- 7.6 A Parabolic Evolution Equation -- 8 Applications to Partial Differential Equationsโ{128}{148}Nonlinear Equations -- 8.1 A Nonlinear Schrรถinger Equation -- 8.2 A Nonlinear Heat Equation in R1 -- 8.3 A Semilinear Evolution Equation in R3 -- 8.4 A General Class of Semilinear Initial Value Problems -- 8.5 The Korteweg-de Vries Equation -- Bibliographical Notes and Remarks

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