By Giovanni Bellettini

The objective of the publication is to check a few facets of geometric evolutions, corresponding to suggest curvature move and anisotropic suggest curvature circulation of hypersurfaces. We examine the starting place of such flows and their geometric and variational nature. one of the most very important elements of suggest curvature movement are defined, corresponding to the comparability precept and its use within the definition of appropriate vulnerable options. The anisotropic evolutions, which might be regarded as a generalization of suggest curvature circulation, are studied from the view element of Finsler geometry. relating singular perturbations, we speak about the convergence of the Allen–Cahn (or Ginsburg–Landau) style equations to (possibly anisotropic) suggest curvature movement prior to the onset of singularities within the restrict challenge. We examine such forms of asymptotic difficulties additionally within the static case, exhibiting convergence to prescribed curvature-type problems.

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242, 243, 16]). 6 (Integration by parts). Let ∂ E ∈ C ∞ be compact, and let X ∈ C ∞ (∂ E; Rn ) be a smooth vector ﬁeld. Then ∂E div X dHn−1 = ∂E d ∇d, X dHn−1 . 20) 29 Lecture Notes on Mean Curvature Flow, Barriers and Singular Perturbations Proof. 27). 28 that div X = divX on ∂ E, from the previous equality and the smoothness of ∂ E it follows that ∂E div X dHn−1 = lim ρ↓0 1 2ρ (∂ E)+ ρ divX dz. 21) ∇d, X dH n−1 , where nρ is the outward unit normal to ∂ (∂ E)+ ρ , and i ρ := E ∩ ∂ (∂ E)+ ρ , e ρ := (Rn \ E) ∩ ∂ (∂ E)+ ρ .

T ∂t Since in the sequel of the book we will occasionally need a parametric description of the ﬂowing manifolds, we recall the deﬁnition of smooth parametric ﬂow, and of normal velocity in a parametric setting. 5 (Parametric smooth ﬂow). Let S ⊂ Rn be a smooth (n − 1)-dimensional embedded oriented connected manifold without boundary, let a, b ∈ R be with a < b, and let ϕ ∈ C ∞ ([a, b] × S; Rn ). We write ϕ ∈ X ([a, b]; Imm(S; Rn )) − if, for any t ∈ [a, b], ϕ(t, ·) is proper, and denoting by dϕ(t, ·) the differential of ϕ with respect to s, we have that dϕ(t, s) is injective for any s ∈ S.

It is not difﬁcult to show that the tangential gradient of u coincides on ∂ E with the δ operator applied to any smooth extension of u in U(11) : indeed, if u1 and u2 are two smooth extensions of u in U, then ∂ E ⊆ {u1 − u2 = 0}, so that ∇(u1 − u2 ) = ∇(u1 − u2 ), ∇d ∇d on ∂ E. Hence ∇ (u1 − u2 ) = 0 on ∂ E. 44) so that ∇u = δu in U. (10) For clarity of exposition, in this chapter we have tried to distinguish a function deﬁned on ∂ E from a function deﬁned in a neighbourhood U of ∂ E, using two different symbols (u and u respectively).