We study the stability of capillary surfaces without gravity for anisotropic free surface energies. For a large class of rotationally symmetric energy functionals, it is shown that the only stable equilibria supported on parallel planes are either cylinders or a part of the Wulff shape.
|Number of pages
|Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations
|Published - Mar 2006
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Applied Mathematics