# On the curvature and torsion effects in one dimensional waveguides

Guy Bouchitté; M. Luísa Mascarenhas; Luís Trabucho

ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations (2007)

- Volume: 13, Issue: 4, page 793-808
- ISSN: 1292-8119

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topBouchitté, Guy, Mascarenhas, M. Luísa, and Trabucho, Luís. "On the curvature and torsion effects in one dimensional waveguides." ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations 13.4 (2007): 793-808. <http://eudml.org/doc/250014>.

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abstract = {
We consider the Laplace operator in a thin tube of
$\{\mathbb R\}^3$ with a Dirichlet condition on its boundary. We study asymptotically the spectrum of
such an operator as the thickness of the tube's cross section goes to zero. In particular we
analyse how the energy levels depend simultaneously on the curvature of the tube's central axis
and on the rotation of the cross section with respect to the Frenet frame. The main argument is a
Γ-convergence theorem for a suitable sequence of quadratic energies.
},

author = {Bouchitté, Guy, Mascarenhas, M. Luísa, Trabucho, Luís},

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

keywords = {Dimension reduction; Γ-convergence; curvature and torsion; waveguides; dimension reduction; -convergence},

language = {eng},

month = {9},

number = {4},

pages = {793-808},

publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {On the curvature and torsion effects in one dimensional waveguides},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/250014},

volume = {13},

year = {2007},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Bouchitté, Guy

AU - Mascarenhas, M. Luísa

AU - Trabucho, Luís

TI - On the curvature and torsion effects in one dimensional waveguides

JO - ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations

DA - 2007/9//

PB - EDP Sciences

VL - 13

IS - 4

SP - 793

EP - 808

AB -
We consider the Laplace operator in a thin tube of
${\mathbb R}^3$ with a Dirichlet condition on its boundary. We study asymptotically the spectrum of
such an operator as the thickness of the tube's cross section goes to zero. In particular we
analyse how the energy levels depend simultaneously on the curvature of the tube's central axis
and on the rotation of the cross section with respect to the Frenet frame. The main argument is a
Γ-convergence theorem for a suitable sequence of quadratic energies.

LA - eng

KW - Dimension reduction; Γ-convergence; curvature and torsion; waveguides; dimension reduction; -convergence

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/250014

ER -

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