Taiwanese Journal of Mathematics

Optimal Energy Decay for a Transmission Problem of Waves Under a Nonlocal Boundary Control

Halim Atoui and Abbes Benaissa

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In this paper, we consider a transmission problem in the presence of a boundary control condition of nonlocal type. We prove well-posedness by using the semigroup theory. Also we establish an optimal decay result by frequency domain method and Borichev-Tomilov theorem.

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Taiwanese J. Math., Volume 23, Number 5 (2019), 1201-1225.

Received: 25 September 2018
Revised: 11 January 2019
Accepted: 27 January 2019
First available in Project Euclid: 20 February 2019

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Primary: 93D15: Stabilization of systems by feedback 35B40: Asymptotic behavior of solutions 47D03: Groups and semigroups of linear operators {For nonlinear operators, see 47H20; see also 20M20} 74D05: Linear constitutive equations

transmission problem of waves boundary dissipation of nonlocal type frequency domain method optimal polynomial stability


Atoui, Halim; Benaissa, Abbes. Optimal Energy Decay for a Transmission Problem of Waves Under a Nonlocal Boundary Control. Taiwanese J. Math. 23 (2019), no. 5, 1201--1225. doi:10.11650/tjm/190108. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.twjm/1550631631

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