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Existence and regularity of solutions for semilinear fractional Rayleigh–Stokes equations

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This paper deals with the semilinear Rayleigh–Stokes equation with the fractional derivative in time of order \(\alpha \in (0,1)\), which can be used to model anomalous diffusion in viscoelastic fluids. An operator family related to this problem is defined, and its regularity properties are investigated. We firstly give the concept of the mild solutions in terms of the operator family and then obtain the existence of global mild solutions by means of fixed point technique. Moreover, the existence and regularity of classical solutions are given.

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This work is supported by the NSFC under the Grants 12271269 and 12326318 and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities. The author is grateful to the referees for their careful reading and valuable comments.

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Jiang, Y., Ren, J. & Wei, Y. Existence and regularity of solutions for semilinear fractional Rayleigh–Stokes equations. Z. Angew. Math. Phys. 75, 100 (2024).

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