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


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.

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Altschuler, S.J., Wu, L.F. Translating surfaces of the non-parametric mean curvature flow with prescribed contact angle. Calc. Var 2, 101–111 (1994).

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