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Björn de Rijk

Institute of Analysis, Dynamics and Modeling
Chair for Analysis and Modeling


+49 711 685-65547

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Pfaffenwaldring 57
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 8.522

Office Hours

Fridays at 10am on Webex. Please make an appointment in advance by writing me an e-mail.


Key words: partial differential equations, functional analysis, dynamical systems, pattern formation, spectral analysis, nonlinear stability, travelling waves, singular perturbations.

T. Haas, B. de Rijk, G. Schneider. Validity of Whitham's modulation equations for dissipative systems with a conservation law: phase dynamics in a generalized Ginzburg-Landau system, 2021. preprint

B. de Rijk, G. Schneider. Global existence and decay in multi-component reaction-diffusion-advection systems with different velocities: oscillations in time and frequency, Nonlinear Differ. Equ. Appl. 28-2 (2021). DOI/ preprint

R. Goh, B. de Rijk. Spectral stability of pattern-forming fronts in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation with a quenching mechanism, 2020. preprint/ code repository

B. de Rijk, G. Schneider. Global existence and decay in nonlinearly coupled reaction-diffusion-advection equations with different velocities, J. Differential Equations, 268-7 (2020), pp. 3392-3448. DOI/ preprint

T. Haas, B. de Rijk, G. Schneider. Modulation equations near the Eckhaus boundary: the KdV equation, SIAM J. Math. Anal., 52-6 (2020), pp. 5389–5421. DOI/ preprint

B. de Rijk, B. Sandstede. Diffusive stability against nonlocalized perturbations of planar wave trains in reaction-diffusion systems, J. Differential Equations, 265-10 (2018), pp. 5315-5351. DOI/ corrigendum/ DOI old version/ corrected preprint 

A. Doelman, J.D.M Rademacher, B. de Rijk, F. Veerman. Destabilization mechanisms of periodic pulse patterns near a homoclinic limit, SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 17-2 (2018), pp. 1833–1890. DOI/ preprint

B. de Rijk. Spectra and stability of spatially periodic pulse patterns II: the critical spectral curve, SIAM J. Math. Anal. 50-2 (2018), pp. 1958-2019. DOI/ preprint

B. de Rijk, A. Doelman, J.D.M. Rademacher. Spectra and stability of spatially periodic pulse patterns: Evans function factorization via Riccati transformation, SIAM J. Math. Anal. 48-1 (2016), pp. 61-121. DOI/ preprint

P. Carter, B. de Rijk, B. Sandstede. Stability of traveling pulses with oscillatory tails in the FitzHugh-Nagumo system, J. Nonlinear Sci. 26-5 (2016), pp. 1369-1444. DOI/ preprint

B. de Rijk, Periodic pulse solutions to slowly nonlinear reaction-diffusion systems, PhD thesis, Leiden (2016).  LUR/ PDF

B. de Rijk. The Order Bicommutant, Master’s thesis, Leiden (2012). PDF (awarded with GQT student prize)

22-24 July 2020, Spatial Dynamics Workshop, Stuttgart (postponed due to Corona pandemic)

Oberseminar LstAnaMod, Stuttgart, 2016-
PhD Colloquium, Leiden, 2015 (together with  Lotte Sewalt,  Abtien Javanpeykar and  Stéphanie van der Pas). 
NDNS+ PhD-days 2014, Lunteren, spring 2014 
Analysis Lunchseminar, Leiden, 2014-2016 (together with  Lotte Sewalt) 
PhD seminar infinite dimensional non-linear dynamical systems, Leiden, spring 2013 (together with  Eric Siero)

EquaDiff2019, Leiden, The Netherlands, July 9, 2019.
SIAM DS19, Snowbird, May 19, 2019 [Slides
Oberseminar Dynamics TUM, Munich, May 6, 2019
Applied Analysis Seminar, Heidelberg, March 5, 2019
Sixth Workshop of the GAMM Activity Group "Analysis of Partial Differential Equations", Stuttgart, September 19, 2018
SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures
, Orange, June 14, 2018 [Slides]
DMVÖMG annual meeting
, Salzburg, September 12, 2017
, Snowbird, May 25, 2017 [Movie] [Slides]
, Philadelphia, August 10, 2016
Oberseminar Nonlinear Dynamics, Berlin, May 17, 2016
EquaDiff 2015, Lyon, June 6-10, 2015
SIAM DS 2015, Snowbird, May 19, 2015 [Slides]
Applied math days at RPI, Troy, April 10, 2015
Dynamical systems seminar, Boston, April 6, 2015 [Slides]
Analysis Colloquium, Delft, February 12, 2015
SIAM NW14, Cambridge, Augustus 12, 2014 [Poster] (awarded with poster prize)
Positivity VII, Leiden, July 22, 2013


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