Stability of anisotropic capillary surfaces between two parallel planes

Miyuki Koiso, Bennett Palmer

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-298
Number of pages24
JournalCalculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics


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