12 noon - 1pm
Thursday 26 April 2018
Rigorous derivation of the nonlocal reaction-diffusion FitzHugh-Nagumo system
Gregory Faye (Toulouse) will be speaking.
- Gregory Faye (Toulouse)
We introduce a spatially extended transport kinetic FitzHugh-Nagumo model with forced local interactions and prove that its hydrodynamic limit converges towards the classical nonlocal reaction-diffusion FitzHugh-Nagumo system.
Our approach is based on a relative entropy method, where the macroscopic quantities of the kinetic model are compared with the solution to the nonlocal reaction-diffusion system. This approach allows to make the rigorous link between kinetic and reaction-diffusion models. This joint work with Joachim Crevat and Francis Filbet.