WIAS Preprint No. 1983, (2014)

A boundary control problem for the viscous Cahn--Hilliard equation with dynamic boundary conditions


  • Colli, Pierluigi
  • Gilardi, Gianni
  • Sprekels, Jürgen

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

  • 35K55 35K50 82C26


  • Cahn-Hilliard equation, dynamic boundary conditions, phase separation, singular potentials, optimal control, optimality conditions, adjoint state system


A boundary control problem for the viscous Cahn-Hilliard equations with possibly singular potentials and dynamic boundary conditions is studied and first order necessary conditions for optimality are proved.

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