Singularities of mean convex level set flow in general ambient manifolds

Robert Haslhofer, Or Hershkovits*

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We prove two new estimates for the level set flow of mean convex domains in Riemannian manifolds. Our estimates give control – exponential in time – for the infimum of the mean curvature, and the ratio between the norm of the second fundamental form and the mean curvature. In particular, the estimates remove a stumbling block that has been left after the work of White [16,17,20], and Haslhofer–Kleiner [9], and thus allow us to extend the structure theory for mean convex level set flow to general ambient manifolds of arbitrary dimension.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1137-1155
Number of pages19
JournalAdvances in Mathematics
StatePublished - 30 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes

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  • Level set flow
  • Mean curvature flow


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