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Simultaneous versus Nonsimultaneous Blowup for a System of Heat Equations Coupled Boundary Flux

Mingshu Fan1* and Lili Du23

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Mathematics, Jincheng College of Sichuan University, Chengdu 611731, China

2 Department of Mathematics, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China

3 School of Mathematical Sciences, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China

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Boundary Value Problems 2007, 2007:075258  doi:10.1155/2007/75258

The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.boundaryvalueproblems.com/content/2007/1/075258

Received:5 November 2006
Revisions received:18 January 2007
Accepted:23 March 2007
Published:20 May 2007

© 2007 Fan and Du

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

This paper deals with a semilinear parabolic system in a bounded interval, completely coupled at the boundary with exponential type. We characterize completely the range of parameters for which nonsimultaneous and simultaneous blowup occur.


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