Volume 22, Number 4, October-December 2016
Special Issue in honor of Jean-Michel Coron for his 60th birthday
|Page(s)||1137 - 1162|
|Published online||13 September 2016|
Spectral inequality and optimal cost of controllability for the Stokes system∗
Accepted: 7 June 2016
In this paper we present a new proof of the null controllability property for the Stokes system. The proof is based on a new spectral inequality for the eigenfunctions of the Stokes operator. As a consequence, we obtain the cost of the null controllability for the Stokes system of order eC/T, when T is small, i.e., the same order in time as for the heat equation.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 35K40 / 35Q30 / 49J20
Key words: Stokes system / null controllability / Carleman estimates / spectral inequality
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