Translating surfaces of the non-parametric mean curvature flow with prescribed contact angle

  • Steven J. Altschuler
  • Lang F. Wu


In this work, we study surfaces over convex regions in ℝ2 which are evolving by the mean curvature flow. Here, we specify the angle of contact of the surface to the boundary cylinder. We prove that solutions converge to ones moving only by translation.

Mathematics subject classification

35K20 58G11 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven J. Altschuler
    • 1
  • Lang F. Wu
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Advanced StudyUniversity of PrincetonPrincetonUSA
  2. 2.Mathematics DepartmentUniversity of PrincetonPrincetonUSA

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