A note on the Stokes operator and its powers

Jean-Luc Guermond, Abner Salgado

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The so-called Stokes operator is an important tool in the analysis of the solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations and their numerical approximation. The aim of this note is to clarify certain properties of the fractional powers of this operator which are sometimes misused. © 2010 Korean Society for Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-250
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Applied Mathematics and Computing
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Apr 28 2010
Externally publishedYes


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