Journal of Evolution Equations

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 863–890 | Cite as

Asymptotic uniform boundedness of energy solutions to the Penrose-Fife model

  • Giulio Schimperna
  • Antonio SegattiEmail author
  • Sergey Zelik


We study a Penrose-Fife phase transition model coupled with homogeneous Neumann boundary conditions. Improving previous results, we show that the initial value problem for this model admits a unique solution under weak conditions on the initial data. Moreover, we prove asymptotic regularization properties of weak solutions.

Mathematics Subject Classification

35B40 35K45 80A22 


Conserved Penrose-Fife model Very-fast diffusion Weak solution Uniform regularization properties 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giulio Schimperna
    • 1
  • Antonio Segatti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sergey Zelik
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di MatematicaUniversità di PaviaPaviaItaly
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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