Approximating time evolution related to Ginzburg-Landau functionals via Sobolev gradient methods in a finite-element setting. (English) Zbl 1181.65124

Summary: Sobolev gradients have previously [the authors, ibid. 228, No. 7, 2566–2571 (2009; Zbl 1166.65348)] been used to approximate the time evolution related to a model A functional in a finite-difference setting in this journal.
Here, a related approach in a finite-element setting is discussed.


65M60 Finite element, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods for initial value and initial-boundary value problems involving PDEs


Zbl 1166.65348


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