Quasi-periodic solutions in twist mappings. A variational approach.

Dynamical Systems Working Seminar
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 154
School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
We will present an introduction to the results of S. Aubry and J. Mather who used variational methods to prove the existence of quasi-periodic orbits in twist mappings and in some models appearing in solid state Physics.