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Dienstag, 23.04.2019, 14:00 Uhr (WIAS-406)
Seminar Materialmodellierung
M. Milicevic, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg:
The alternating direction method of multipliers with variable step sizes for the iterative solution of nonsmooth minimization problems and application to BV-damage evolution
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, 4. Etage, Weierstraß-Hörsaal (Raum: 406)

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The alternating direction method of multipliers (ADMM) is a flexible numerical method to solve a large class of convex minimization problems. Its most significant properties are the unconditional convergence with respect to the involved step size and the direct applicability. However, the performance critically depends on the choice of the step size. We propose an automated step size adjustment that relies on the monotonicity of the residual to accelerate the ADMM. Numerical experiments show a remarkable improvement over the standard ADMM with fixed step sizes. The ADMM with variable step sizes is then applied to a model for rate-independent, total variation regularized damage processes. The total variation regularization of the damage variable leads to sharp transitions of damaged to undamaged areas in the material. The results are compared to an H1-regularization of the damage and the simulations reveal that, indeed, for the total variation regularization sharp transitions can be observed whereas for the H1-regularization the interface is smeared out.

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WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 24.04.2019, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Forschungsseminar Mathematische Statistik
Dr. Ch. Huang, Universität St. Gallen, Schweiz:
LASSO in time and space
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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We consider the estimation and inference in a system of high-dimensional regression equations allowing for temporal and cross-sectional dependency in covariates and error processes, covering rather general forms of weak dependence. A sequence of regressions with many regressors using LASSO (Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator) is applied for variable selection purpose, and an overall penalty level is carefully chosen by a block multiplier bootstrap procedure to account for multiplicity of the equations and dependencies in the data. Correspondingly, oracle properties with a jointly selected tuning parameter are derived. We further provide high-quality de-biased simultaneous inference on the many target parameters of the system. We provide bootstrap consistency results of the test procedure, which are based on a general Bahadur representation for the Z-estimators with dependent data. Simulations demonstrate good performance of the proposed inference procedure. Finally, we apply the method to quantify spillover effects of textual sentiment indices in a financial market and to test the connectedness among sectors.

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Universität Potsdam
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 24.04.2019, 15:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Dr. D. Peschka, WIAS Berlin:
Modeling, simulation, and experiments for flows of concentrated suspensions
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Dienstag, 30.04.2019, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Forschungsseminar Mathematische Modelle der Photonik
Prof. D. Kane, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia:
Experimental nonlinear semiconductor-laser-based systems: Rich resources for applications and nonlinear science
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Nonlinear laser systems provide rich opportunities for both theoretical modelling and for technological applications. There is significant diversity in the dynamics of the output power as a function of time, that can be derived from a single nonlinear laser system for different operating conditions, or, across different nonlinear laser systems. We have been undertaking experiments that generate high density, and/or long time series, datasets from various nonlinear laser systems as a resource for facilitating comparisons between theory and experiment, and for answering science questions. Some of our recent work will be discussed including (i) dynamical mapping of semiconductor lasers with delayed optical feedback systems, both integrated multi-section systems and those using free space propagation; (ii) the dynamical diversity of the output of a long cavity VECSEL system primarily targeted for low pulse repetition rate passive mode-locking; and (iii) forecasting the impact of partial coherence of delayed feedback light in systems.

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Dienstag, 30.04.2019, 15:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Oberseminar Nonlinear Dynamics
I. Kmit, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin:
Classical bounded and almost periodic solutions to quasilinear first-order hyperbolic systems
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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We consider boundary value problems for quasilinear first-order one-dimensional hyperbolic systems in a strip. The boundary conditions are supposed to be of a smoothing type, in the sense that the L2-generalized solutions to the initial-boundary value problems become eventually C2-smooth for any initial L2-data. We investigate small global classical solutions and obtain the existence and uniqueness result under the condition that the evolution family generated by the linearized problem has exponential dichotomy on R. We prove that the dichotomy survives under small perturbations in the leading coefficients of the hyperbolic system. Assuming that the coefficients of the hyperbolic system are almost periodic, we prove that the bounded solution is almost periodic also.

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Freie Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 08.05.2019, 15:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Dr. A. Alphonse, WIAS Berlin:
Well posedness for a coupled bulk-surface system on a moving domain modelling ligand-receptor dynamics
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Donnerstag, 09.05.2019, 14:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Seminar Numerische Mathematik
Dr. Ch. Freysoldt, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH:
Concepts and algorithms in SPHInX
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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SPHInX is a C++ class library for computer simulations in material science, with a focus on electronic-structure theory. Our aim is to provide a framework that is on one hand enables physicists to implement easily new algorithms, and on the other hand makes use of developments in computer hardware and software design principles to achieve efficiency. I will give an overview over the hierarchy of available classes, and exemplify how mathematical and physical concepts are mapped onto C++ classes. I will then demonstrate the mutual benefit of concept and algorithm evolution. Last, some seemingly minor features of the SPHInX package will be highlighted, such as debugging checks, clocks, file parsing, or command line options, that proved to be immensely productive in daily work.

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WIAS Berlin
Donnerstag, 09.05.2019, 16:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Forschungsseminar Mathematische Modelle der Photonik
S. Franke, Technische Universität Berlin:
Quantization of dissipative resonators using quasinormal modes
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Freitag, 17.05.2019, 14:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Seminar Numerische Mathematik
Prof. P. Berg, University of Alberta , Kanada:
Energy conversion in electrokinetic flow through charged and viscoelastic nanochannels
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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The flow of ions and water through viscoelastic, nanoscopic domains forms the basis for many processes in biological materials. Surprisingly, such systems have rarely been explored for nanofluidic transport in artificial channels of technological applications such as energy harvesting, water desalination or DNA purification.
This talk explores the nonlinear coupling between wall deformation and quasi 1-D electrokinetic transport in a nanochannel with charged walls. Within the framework of nonequilibrium thermodynamics, formulae are derived for the electrokinetic transport parameters in terms of Onsager phenomenological coefficients and, subsequently, for energy conversion efficiencies. Results confirm that Onsager's reciprocity principle holds for rigid channels but breaks down in the 1-D formulation when the channel is deformed due to the introduction of a ”fictitious” diffusion term of counter-ions. Furthermore, the model predicts a reduced efficiency of electrokinetic energy harvesting for channels with soft, deformable walls.
This research is conducted in collaboration with Michael Eikerling and Mpumelelo Matse.

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WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 22.05.2019, 15:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Prof. P. Colli, Università di Pavia, Italien:
Well-posedness, regularity and asymptotic analyses for a fractional phase field system
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 29.05.2019, 15:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Dr. P. Tolksdorf, Université Paris-Est - Créteil Val-de-Marne, Frankreich:
On the Lp-theory for second-order elliptic operators in divergence-form with complex coefficients (Part 1)
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Given a complex, elliptic coefficient function we investigate for which values of p the corresponding second-order divergence form operator, complemented with Dirichlet, Neumann or mixed boundary conditions, generates a strongly continuous semigroup on Lp(Ω). Additional properties like analyticity of the semigroup, H-calculus and maximal regularity are also discussed. Finally we prove a perturbation result for real coefficients that gives the whole range of p's for small imaginary parts of the coefficients. Our results are based on the recent notion of p-ellipticity, reverse Hölder inequalities and Gaussian estimates for the real coefficients.

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Berliner Oberseminar “Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen" (Langenbach-Seminar)

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WIAS Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Mittwoch, 05.06.2019, 15:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Dr. P. Tolksdorf, Université Paris-Est - Créteil Val-de-Marne, Frankreich:
On the Lp-theory for second-order elliptic operators in divergence-form with complex coefficients (Part 2)
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Given a complex, elliptic coefficient function we investigate for which values of p the corresponding second-order divergence form operator, complemented with Dirichlet, Neumann or mixed boundary conditions, generates a strongly continuous semigroup on Lp(Ω). Additional properties like analyticity of the semigroup, H-calculus and maximal regularity are also discussed. Finally we prove a perturbation result for real coefficients that gives the whole range of p's for small imaginary parts of the coefficients. Our results are based on the recent notion of p-ellipticity, reverse Hölder inequalities and Gaussian estimates for the real coefficients.

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Berliner Oberseminar “Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen" (Langenbach-Seminar)

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WIAS Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
9. – 13. September 2019 (WIAS-ESH)
Workshop/Konferenz: PDE 2019: Partial Differential Equations in Fluids and Solids
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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This workshop fuses expertise on the analysis of PDEs in solids, fluid dynamics, complex fluids, and interaction of fluids with solid structure. Its goal is to create new synergies among these fields in order to advance analytical methods for current research related to systems with bulk-interface interaction, geometrically nonlinear materials, and fluid-structure interaction. This concerns, e. g., Lagrangian and Eulerian descriptions, free boundaries and moving domains, and variational approaches via energy/entropy methods.

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WIAS Berlin
18. – 20. September 2019 (WIAS-ESH)
Workshop/Konferenz: Optical Solitons and Frequency Comb Generation
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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WIAS Berlin