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Francesco Boarotto ,
20152016 ,
Topics in subRiemannian geometry
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Gianluca Orlando ,
20152016 ,
Some results on cohesive energies: approximation, lower semicontinuity and quasistatic evolution
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 Cohesive fracture with irreversibility: Quasistatic evolution for a model subject to fatigue (2018)
 Lower semicontinuity of a class of integral functionals on the space of functions of bounded deformation (2017)
 Fracture models for elastoplastic materials as limits of gradient damage models coupled with plasticity: the antiplane case (2016)
 Laplace equation in a domain with a rectilinear crack: higher order derivatives of the energy with respect to the crack length (2014)

Guglielmo Feltrin ,
20152016 ,
Positive solutions to indefinite problems: a topological approach
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 Positive solutions for supersublinear indefinite problems: high multiplicity results via coincidence degree (2018)
 Positive subharmonic solutions to nonlinear ODEs with indefinite weight (2018)
 A note on a fixed point theorem on topological cylinders (2017)
 Multiplicity of positive periodic solutions in the superlinear indefinite case via coincidence degree (2017)
 Multiple positive solutions of a sturmliouville boundary value problem with conflicting nonlinearities (2017)
 An application of coincidence degree theory to cyclic feedback type systems associated with nonlinear differential operators (2017)
 Pairs of positive periodic solutions of nonlinear ODEs with indefinite weight: a topological degree approach for the supersublinear case (2016)
 Multiple positive solutions for a superlinear problem: a topological approach (2015)
 Existence of positive solutions in the superlinear case via coincidence degree: the Neumann and the periodic boundary value problems (2015)
 Existence of positive solutions of a superlinear boundary value problem with indefinite weight (2015)

Khadim Mbacke War ,
20152016 ,
Integrability of continuous bundles and applications to dynamical systems
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Matteo Rizzi ,
20152016 ,
Qualitative properties and construction of solutions to some semilinear elliptic PDEs
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Paolo Gidoni ,
20152016 ,
Two explorations in dynamical systems and mechanics: avoiding cones conditions and higher dimensional twist  directional friction in bioinspired locomotion
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 A vanishinginertia analysis for finitedimensional rateindependent systems with nonautonomous dissipation and an application to soft crawlers (2021)
 An avoiding cones condition for the Poincaré–Birkhoff Theorem (2017)
 On the genesis of directional friction through bristlelike mediating elements (2017)
 Stasis domains and slip surfaces in the locomotion of a bioinspired twosegment crawler (2017)
 Generalizing the Poincaré–Miranda theorem: the avoiding cones condition (2016)
 Periodic perturbations of Hamiltonian systems (2016)
 Liquid crystal elastomer strips as soft crawlers (2015)
 A permanence theorem for local dynamical systems (2015)
 Crawling on directional surfaces (2014)

Stefano Almi ,
20152016 ,
Some results on the mathematical analysis of crack problems with forces applied on the fracture lips
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 A lower semicontinuity result for a free discontinuity functional with a boundary term (2017)
 Energy release rate and quasistatic evolution via vanishing viscosity in a fracture model depending on the crack opening (2017)
 Quasistatic hydraulic crack growth driven by Darcy's law (2016)
 Quasistatic crack growth in hydraulic fracture (2014)

Vito Crismale ,
20152016 ,
Some results on quasistatic evolution problems for unidirectional processes
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 Cohesive fracture with irreversibility: Quasistatic evolution for a model subject to fatigue (2018)
 Quasistatic crack growth based on viscous approximation: a model with branching and kinking (2017)
 Globally stable quasistatic evolution for strain gradient plasticity coupled with damage (2017)
 Viscous approximation of quasistatic evolutions for a coupled elastoplasticdamage model (2016)
 Globally stable quasistatic evolution for a coupled elastoplastic–damage model (2016)

Aleks Jevnikar ,
20142015 ,
Variational aspects of Liouville equations and systems
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 New existence results for the mean field equation on compact surfaces via degree theory (2016)
 A note on a multiplicity result for the mean field equation on compact surfaces (2016)
 A general existence result for the Toda system on compact surfaces (2015)
 A topological join construction and the Toda system on compact surfaces of arbitrary genus (2015)
 An existence result for the meanfield equation on compact surfaces in a doubly supercritical regime (2013)

Elisa Paoli ,
20142015 ,
Volume variation and heat kernel for affine control problems
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Gabriele Mancini ,
20142015 ,
Sharp Inequalities and Blowup Analysis for Singular MoserTrudinger Embeddings
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Giancarlo Cicconofri ,
20142015 ,
Mathematical Models of Locomotion: Legged Crawling, Snakelike Motility, and Flagellar Swimming
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Luca Battaglia ,
20142015 ,
Variational aspects of singular Liouville systems
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 Moser–Trudinger inequalities for singular Liouville systems (2016)
 Existence and nonexistence results for the SU(3) singular Toda system on compact surfaces (2016)
 A note on compactness properties of the singular Toda system (2015)
 A general existence result for the Toda system on compact surfaces (2015)
 Existence and multiplicity result for the singular Toda system (2015)
 A MoserTrudinger inequality for the singular Toda system (2014)
 Remarks on the Moser–Trudinger inequality (2013)

Lucia Tealdi ,
20142015 ,
The relaxed area of maps from the plane to the plane with a line discontinuity, and the role of semicartesian surfaces
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 On the area of the graph of a piecewise smooth map from the plane to the plane with a curve discontinuity (2016)
 Semicartesian surfaces and the relaxed area of maps from the plane to the plane with a line discontinuity (2015)
 Anisotropic mean curvature on facets and relations with capillarity (2015)
 Results on the minimization of the Dirichlet functional among semicartesian parametrizations (2015)

Marks Botirboevich Ruziboev ,
20142015 ,
GibbsMarkovYoung Structures and Decay of Correlations
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Riccardo Cristoferi ,
20142015 ,
On local and global minimizers of some nonconvex variational problems
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Stefano Amato ,
20142015 ,
Some results on anisotropic mean curvature and other phase transition models
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Stefano Modena ,
20142015 ,
Interaction functionals, Glimm approximations and Lagrangian structure of BV solutions for Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws
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 A quadratic interaction estimate for conservation laws: motivations, techniques and open problems (2016)
 Quadratic interaction estimate for hyperbolic conservation laws, an overview (2016)
 Convergence rate of the Glimm scheme (2015)
 Quadratic Interaction Functional for General Systems of Conservation Laws (2015)
 On a quadratic functional for scalar conservation laws (2014)
 Quadratic interaction functional for systems of conservation laws: a case study (2014)
 A New Quadratic Potential for Scalar Conservation Laws (2013)

Dario Prandi ,
20132014 ,
Geometry and Analysis of ControlAffine Systems: Motion Planning, Heat and Schrödinger Evolution
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 Spectral analysis and the AharonovBohm effect on certain almostRiemannian manifolds (2016)
 Complexity of ControlAffine Motion Planning (2015)
 Hölder equivalence of the value function for controlaffine systems (2014)
 Selfadjoint extensions and stochastic completeness of the LaplaceBeltrami operator on conic and anticonic surfaces (2013)

Luca Rizzi ,
20132014 ,
The curvature of optimal control problems with applications to subRiemannian geometry
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Mauro Bardelloni ,
20132014 ,
The decomposition of optimal transportation problems with convex cost
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Riccardo Montalto ,
20132014 ,
KAM for quasilinear and fully nonlinear perturbations of Airy and KdV equations
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Riccardo Scala ,
20132014 ,
A variational approach to statics and dynamics of elastoplastic systems
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 On the relaxed area of the graph of discontinuous maps from the plane to the plane taking three values with no symmetry assumptions (2019)
 Limit of viscous dynamic processes in delamination as the viscosity and inertia vanish (2017)
 Currents and dislocations at the continuum scale (2016)
 A compatibleincompatible decomposition of symmetric tensors in Lp with application to elasticity (2015)
 Quasistatic Evolution in Perfect Plasticity as Limit of Dynamic Processes (2014)
 Dislocations at the continuum scale: functional setting and variational properties (2014)

Flaviana Iurlano ,
20122013 ,
An Approximation Result for Generalised Functions of Bounded Deformation and Applications to Damage Problems
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 A density result for GSBD and its application to the approximation of brittle fracture energies (2014)
 Fracture models as Gammalimits of damage models (2013)
 AmbrosioTortorelli approximation of cohesive fracture models in linearized elasticity (2013)
 Fracture and plastic models as Gammalimits of damage models under different regimes (2011)
 New approximation results for free discontinuity problems (2010)

Lei Yu ,
20122013 ,
The structure and regularity of admissible BV solutions to hyperbolic conservation laws in one space dimension
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 Structure of entropy solutions to general scalar conservation laws in one space dimension (2014)
 Global Structure of Admissible BV Solutions to Piecewise Genuinely Nonlinear, Strictly Hyperbolic Conservation Laws in One Space Dimension (2014)
 SBVlike regularity for general hyperbolic systems of conservation laws in one space dimension (2012)

Marco Bonacini ,
20122013 ,
Minimality and stability results for a class of freediscontinuity and nonlocal isoperimetric problems
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 Stable regular critical points of the MumfordShah functional are local minimizers (2015)
 Local and global minimality results for a nonlocal isoperimetric problem on R^N (2014)
 Stability of equilibrium configurations for elastic films in two and three dimensions (2014)
 Epitaxially strained elastic films: the case of anisotropic surface energies (2013)

Simone Racca ,
20122013 ,
Some models of crack growth in brittle materials
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Alberto Boscaggin ,
20112012 ,
Periodic solutions to planar Hamiltonian systems: high multiplicity and chaotic dynamics
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 Pairs of positive periodic solutions of nonlinear ODEs with indefinite weight: a topological degree approach for the supersublinear case (2016)
 Subharmonic solutions for nonlinear second order equations in presence of lower and upper solutions (2013)
 Pairs of nodal solutions for a class of nonlinear problems with onesided growth conditions (2013)
 Planar Hamiltonian systems at resonance: the Ahmad–Lazer–Paul condition (2013)
 Onesigned harmonic solutions and signchanging subharmonic solutions to scalar second order differential equations (2012)
 Periodic solutions to superlinear planar Hamiltonian systems (2012)
 Pairs of positive periodic solutions of second order nonlinear equations with indefinite weight (2012)
 Positive periodic solutions of second order nonlinear equations with indefinite weight: Multiplicity results and complex dynamics (2012)
 A note on a superlinear indefinite Neumann problem with multiple positive solutions (2011)
 Subharmonic solutions of planar Hamiltonian systems: a rotation number approach (2011)
 Subharmonic solutions of planar Hamiltonian systems via the Poincaré́Birkhoff theorem (2011)
 Resonance and rotation numbers for planar Hamiltonian systems: Multiplicity results via the Poincaré–Birkhoff theorem (2011)

Andrea Sfecci ,
20112012 ,
Some existence results for boundary value problems  A promenade along resonance
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 Periodic bouncing solutions for nonlinear impact oscillators (2013)
 A general method for the existence of periodic solutions of differential systems in the plane (2012)
 Periodic solutions of a system of coupled oscillators with onesided superlinear retraction forces (2012)
 A nonresonance condition for radial solutions of a nonlinear Neumann elliptic problem (2012)

Elisa Davoli ,
20112012 ,
Thin structures in nonlinear elasticity and in plasticity: a variational approach
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 Linearized plastic plate models as Γlimits of 3D finite elastoplasticity (2014)
 Quasistatic evolution models for thin plates arising as low energy Γlimits of finite plasticity (2014)
 A quasistatic evolution model for perfectly plastic plates derived by Γconvergence (2013)
 Thinwalled beams with a crosssection of arbitrary geometry: derivation of linear theories starting from 3D nonlinear elasticity (2011)