Characterization of collision kernels

Laurent Desvillettes; Francesco Salvarani

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2010)

  • Volume: 37, Issue: 2, page 345-355
  • ISSN: 0764-583X

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In this paper we show how abstract physical requirements are enough to characterize the classical collision kernels appearing in kinetic equations. In particular Boltzmann and Landau kernels are derived.

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Desvillettes, Laurent, and Salvarani, Francesco. "Characterization of collision kernels." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 37.2 (2010): 345-355. <http://eudml.org/doc/194167>.

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