Picture of virus under microscope

Research under the microscope...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs.

Strathprints serves world leading Open Access research by the University of Strathclyde, including research by the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS), where research centres such as the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), the Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit, SeaBioTech and the Centre for Biophotonics are based.

Explore SIPBS research

Fragmentation arising from a distributional initial condition

Lamb, W. and McBride, A.C. and McGuinness, G.C. (2010) Fragmentation arising from a distributional initial condition. Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 33 (10). pp. 1183-1191. ISSN 0170-4214

[img]
Preview
PDF
Paper2_3.tex.pdf - Preprint

Download (215kB) | Preview

Abstract

A standard model for pure fragmentation is subjected to an initial condition of Dirac-delta type. Results for a corresponding abstract Cauchy problem are derived via the theory of equicontinuous semigroups of operators on locally convex spaces. An explicit solution is obtained for the case of a power-law kernel. Rigorous justification is thereby provided for results obtained more formally by Ziff and McGrady. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.