# A Carleman estimates based approach for the stabilization of some locally damped semilinear hyperbolic equations

ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations (2008)

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topTebou, Louis. "A Carleman estimates based approach for the stabilization of some locally damped semilinear hyperbolic equations." ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations 14.3 (2008): 561-574. <http://eudml.org/doc/245151>.

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abstract = {First, we consider a semilinear hyperbolic equation with a locally distributed damping in a bounded domain. The damping is located on a neighborhood of a suitable portion of the boundary. Using a Carleman estimate [Duyckaerts, Zhang and Zuazua, Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré Anal. Non Linéaire (to appear); Fu, Yong and Zhang, SIAM J. Contr. Opt. 46 (2007) 1578–1614], we prove that the energy of this system decays exponentially to zero as the time variable goes to infinity. Second, relying on another Carleman estimate [Ruiz, J. Math. Pures Appl. 71 (1992) 455–467], we address the same type of problem in an exterior domain for a locally damped semilinear wave equation. For both problems, our method of proof is constructive, and much simpler than those found in the literature. In particular, we improve in some way on earlier results by Dafermos, Haraux, Nakao, Slemrod and Zuazua.},

author = {Tebou, Louis},

journal = {ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations},

keywords = {hyperbolic equation; exponential decay; localized damping; Carleman estimates},

language = {eng},

number = {3},

pages = {561-574},

publisher = {EDP-Sciences},

title = {A Carleman estimates based approach for the stabilization of some locally damped semilinear hyperbolic equations},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/245151},

volume = {14},

year = {2008},

}

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TI - A Carleman estimates based approach for the stabilization of some locally damped semilinear hyperbolic equations

JO - ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations

PY - 2008

PB - EDP-Sciences

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AB - First, we consider a semilinear hyperbolic equation with a locally distributed damping in a bounded domain. The damping is located on a neighborhood of a suitable portion of the boundary. Using a Carleman estimate [Duyckaerts, Zhang and Zuazua, Ann. Inst. H. Poincaré Anal. Non Linéaire (to appear); Fu, Yong and Zhang, SIAM J. Contr. Opt. 46 (2007) 1578–1614], we prove that the energy of this system decays exponentially to zero as the time variable goes to infinity. Second, relying on another Carleman estimate [Ruiz, J. Math. Pures Appl. 71 (1992) 455–467], we address the same type of problem in an exterior domain for a locally damped semilinear wave equation. For both problems, our method of proof is constructive, and much simpler than those found in the literature. In particular, we improve in some way on earlier results by Dafermos, Haraux, Nakao, Slemrod and Zuazua.

LA - eng

KW - hyperbolic equation; exponential decay; localized damping; Carleman estimates

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/245151

ER -

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