Journal of Evolution Equations

, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp 1259–1271 | Cite as

Approximation of solutions of fractional diffusions in compact metric measure spaces

  • Marcelo ActisEmail author
  • Hugo Aimar


In this note we prove that the solutions to diffusions associated with fractional powers of the Laplacian in compact metric measure spaces can be obtained as limits of the solutions to particular rescalings of some non-local diffusions with integrable kernels. The abstract approach considered here has several particular and interesting instances. As an illustration of our results, we present the case of dyadic metric measure spaces where the existence of solutions was already been proven in Actis and Aimar (Fract Calc Appl Anal 18(3):762–788, 2015).


Non-local diffusions Fractional laplacian Metric measure spaces 

Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary: 35R11 35K90 45N05 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Matemática Aplicada del Litoral (UNL,CONICET)Santa FeArgentina

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