Counterexamples to Quasiconcavity for the Heat Equation

Albert Chau, Ben Weinkove*

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We construct solutions to the heat equation on convex rings showing that quasiconcavity may not be preserved along the flow, even for smooth and subharmonic initial data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8564-8579
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Mathematics Research Notices
Issue number22
StatePublished - Nov 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)


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