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Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium
Start Date: 10/25/2017Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 10/25/2017
Event Description:
"The Wave Equation on Black Hole Spacetimes" by Jesus Oliver, CSU East Bay
Seminar Location: MH 320
Location Information:
SJSU Main Campus - MacQuarrie Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Dr. Tim Hsu
Phone: 408-924-5071
Email: tim.hsu@sjsu.edu
Additional Information
Abstract: In this talk we will discuss the decay properties of solutions
to the Wave equation −∂2t φ+∆φ = 0. By pairing calculus methods and geometric insight, we show how one can provide a precise description
of the long-time behavior of solutions to this equation. We also discuss
how this type of analysis can applied to study the propagation of light
waves on curved spacetimes. This allows us to investigate the behavior
of light near the event horizon of a Black Hole.
Event Type
  • Seminar

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