Examples of exponentially many collisions in a hard ball system

Dmitri Burago, Sergei Ivanov

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Abstract

Consider the system of n identical hard balls in R3 moving freely and colliding elastically. We show that there exist initial conditions such that the number of collisions is exponential in n.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalErgodic Theory and Dynamical Systems
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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