Asymptotic Stability of the Relativistic Maxwellian
Robert T. GlasseyIndiana University, Bloomington, USA
Walter A. StraussBrown University, Providence, USA
Solutions of the relativistic Boltzmann equation are studied for all initial data which are periodic in the space variable and near equilibrium. An equilibrium is a relativistic Maxwellian distribution of momenta. Under appropriate conditions on the scattering kernel, this equilibrium is asymptotically stable in a variety of function spaces.
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Robert T. Glassey, Walter A. Strauss, Asymptotic Stability of the Relativistic Maxwellian. Publ. Res. Inst. Math. Sci. 29 (1993), no. 2, pp. 301–347DOI 10.2977/PRIMS/1195167275