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Global Existence and Extinction of Weak Solutions to a Class of Semiconductor Equations with Fast Diffusion Terms
© BinWu. 2008
Received: 2 March 2008
Accepted: 13 August 2008
Published: 14 August 2008
We consider the transient drift-diffusion model with fast diffusion terms. This problem is not only degenerate but also singular. We first present existence result for general nonlinear diffusivities for the Dirichlet-Neumann mixed boundary value problem. Then, the extinction phenomenon of weak solutions for the homogeneous Dirichlet boundary problem is studied. Sufficient conditions on the extinction and decay estimates of solutions are obtained by using -integral model estimate method.
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