# A lower bound for the principal eigenvalue of the Stokes operator in a random domain

Annales de l'I.H.P. Probabilités et statistiques (2008)

- Volume: 44, Issue: 1, page 1-18
- ISSN: 0246-0203

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topYurinsky, V. V.. "A lower bound for the principal eigenvalue of the Stokes operator in a random domain." Annales de l'I.H.P. Probabilités et statistiques 44.1 (2008): 1-18. <http://eudml.org/doc/77962>.

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abstract = {This article is dedicated to localization of the principal eigenvalue (PE) of the Stokes operator acting on solenoidal vector fields that vanish outside a large random domain modeling the pore space in a cubic block of porous material with disordered micro-structure. Its main result is an asymptotically deterministic lower bound for the PE of the sum of a low compressibility approximation to the Stokes operator and a small scaled random potential term, which is applied to produce a similar bound for the Stokes PE. The arguments are based on the method proposed by F. Merkl and M. V. Wütrich for localization of the PE of the Schrödinger operator in a similar setting. Some additional work is needed to circumvent the complications arising from the restriction to divergence-free vector fields of the class of test functions in the variational characterization of the Stokes PE.},

author = {Yurinsky, V. V.},

journal = {Annales de l'I.H.P. Probabilités et statistiques},

keywords = {Stokes flow; principal eigenvalue; random porous medium; chess-board structure; infinite volume asymptotics; scaled random potential},

language = {eng},

number = {1},

pages = {1-18},

publisher = {Gauthier-Villars},

title = {A lower bound for the principal eigenvalue of the Stokes operator in a random domain},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/77962},

volume = {44},

year = {2008},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Yurinsky, V. V.

TI - A lower bound for the principal eigenvalue of the Stokes operator in a random domain

JO - Annales de l'I.H.P. Probabilités et statistiques

PY - 2008

PB - Gauthier-Villars

VL - 44

IS - 1

SP - 1

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AB - This article is dedicated to localization of the principal eigenvalue (PE) of the Stokes operator acting on solenoidal vector fields that vanish outside a large random domain modeling the pore space in a cubic block of porous material with disordered micro-structure. Its main result is an asymptotically deterministic lower bound for the PE of the sum of a low compressibility approximation to the Stokes operator and a small scaled random potential term, which is applied to produce a similar bound for the Stokes PE. The arguments are based on the method proposed by F. Merkl and M. V. Wütrich for localization of the PE of the Schrödinger operator in a similar setting. Some additional work is needed to circumvent the complications arising from the restriction to divergence-free vector fields of the class of test functions in the variational characterization of the Stokes PE.

LA - eng

KW - Stokes flow; principal eigenvalue; random porous medium; chess-board structure; infinite volume asymptotics; scaled random potential

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