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Volume 6, Issue 4, 2009, pp. 3033–3100
DOI: 10.4171/OWR/2009/57

Material Theories

Antonio DeSimone[1], Stephan Luckhaus[2] and Lev Truskinovsky[3]

(1) SISSA-ISAS, Trieste, Italy
(2) Universit├Ąt Leipzig, Germany
(3) Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

This biennial workshop brings together mathematicians, mechanicians and theoretical physicists interested in developing new mathematical models of complex materials, medias and systems. The workshop covers a wide range of topics from nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and dynamical systems to calculus of variations and nonlinear functional analysis. A particular focus of this meeting was on continuum description of biological systems, pattern formation, granular media, plasticity and turbulence.

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DeSimone Antonio, Luckhaus Stephan, Truskinovsky Lev: Material Theories. Oberwolfach Rep. 6 (2009), 3033-3100. doi: 10.4171/OWR/2009/57