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Song, Hongxue; Chen, Caisheng; Yan, Qinglun
Existence of multiple solutions for a $p$-Laplacian system in $\textbf{R}^{N}$ with sign-changing weight functions
In this paper, we consider the quasi-linear elliptic problem \[ \left\{ \begin{aligned} & -M \left(\int_{\mathbb{R}^{N}}|x|^{-ap}|\nabla u|^{p}dx \right){\rm div} \left(|x|^{-ap}|\nabla u|^{p-2}\nabla u \right) \\ & \qquad=\frac{\alpha}{\alpha+\beta}H(x)|u|^{\alpha-2}u|v|^{\beta}+\lambda h_{1}(x)|u|^{q-2}u, \\ & -M \left(\int_{\mathbb{R}^{N}}|x|^{-ap}|\nabla v|^{p}dx \right){\rm div} \left(|x|^{-ap}|\nabla v|^{p-2}\nabla v \right) \\ & \qquad=\frac{\beta}{\alpha+\beta}H(x)|v|^{\beta-2}v|u|^{\alpha}+\mu h_{2}(x)|v|^{q-2}v, \\ &u(x)\gt 0,\quad v(x)\gt 0, \quad x\in \mathbb{R}^{N} \end{aligned} \right. \] where $\lambda, \mu\gt 0$, $1\lt p\lt N$, $1\lt q\lt p\lt p(\tau+1)\lt \alpha+\beta\lt p^{*}=\frac{Np}{N-p}$, $0\leq a\lt \frac{N-p}{p}$, $a\leq b\lt a+1$, $d=a+1-b\gt 0$, $M(s)=k+l s^{\tau}$, $k\gt 0$, $l, \tau\geq0$ and the weight $H(x), h_{1}(x), h_{2}(x)$ are continuous functions which change sign in $\mathbb{R}^{N}$. We will prove that the problem has at least two positive solutions by using the Nehari manifold and the fibering maps associated with the Euler functional for this problem.

Keywords:Nehari manifold, quasilinear elliptic system, $p$-Laplacian operator, concave and convex nonlinearities
Category:35J66

2. CMB 2012 (vol 57 pp. 12)

Aribi, Amine; Dragomir, Sorin; El Soufi, Ahmad
On the Continuity of the Eigenvalues of a Sublaplacian
We study the behavior of the eigenvalues of a sublaplacian $\Delta_b$ on a compact strictly pseudoconvex CR manifold $M$, as functions on the set ${\mathcal P}_+$ of positively oriented contact forms on $M$ by endowing ${\mathcal P}_+$ with a natural metric topology.

Keywords:CR manifold, contact form, sublaplacian, Fefferman metric
Categories:32V20, 53C56

3. CMB 2011 (vol 56 pp. 3)

Aïssiou, Tayeb
Semiclassical Limits of Eigenfunctions on Flat $n$-Dimensional Tori
We provide a proof of a conjecture by Jakobson, Nadirashvili, and Toth stating that on an $n$-dimensional flat torus $\mathbb T^{n}$, and the Fourier transform of squares of the eigenfunctions $|\varphi_\lambda|^2$ of the Laplacian have uniform $l^n$ bounds that do not depend on the eigenvalue $\lambda$. The proof is a generalization of an argument by Jakobson, et al. for the lower dimensional cases. These results imply uniform bounds for semiclassical limits on $\mathbb T^{n+2}$. We also prove a geometric lemma that bounds the number of codimension-one simplices satisfying a certain restriction on an $n$-dimensional sphere $S^n(\lambda)$ of radius $\sqrt{\lambda}$, and we use it in the proof.

Keywords:semiclassical limits, eigenfunctions of Laplacian on a torus, quantum limits
Categories:58G25, 81Q50, 35P20, 42B05

4. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 217)

Filippakis, Michael E.; Papageorgiou, Nikolaos S.
A Multivalued Nonlinear System with the Vector $p$-Laplacian on the Semi-Infinity Interval
We study a second order nonlinear system driven by the vector $p$-Laplacian, with a multivalued nonlinearity and defined on the positive time semi-axis $\mathbb{R}_+.$ Using degree theoretic techniques we solve an auxiliary mixed boundary value problem defined on the finite interval $[0,n]$ and then via a diagonalization method we produce a solution for the original infinite time-horizon system.

Keywords:semi-infinity interval, vector $p$-Laplacian, multivalued nonlinear, fixed point index, Hartman condition, completely continuous map
Category:34A60

5. CMB 2007 (vol 50 pp. 356)

Filippakis, Michael E.; Papageorgiou, Nikolaos S.
Existence of Positive Solutions for Nonlinear Noncoercive Hemivariational Inequalities
In this paper we investigate the existence of positive solutions for nonlinear elliptic problems driven by the $p$-Laplacian with a nonsmooth potential (hemivariational inequality). Under asymptotic conditions that make the Euler functional indefinite and incorporate in our framework the asymptotically linear problems, using a variational approach based on nonsmooth critical point theory, we obtain positive smooth solutions. Our analysis also leads naturally to multiplicity results.

Keywords:$p$-Laplacian, locally Lipschitz potential, nonsmooth critical point theory, principal eigenvalue, positive solutions, nonsmooth Mountain Pass Theorem
Categories:35J20, 35J60, 35J85

6. CMB 2006 (vol 49 pp. 358)

Khalil, Abdelouahed El; Manouni, Said El; Ouanan, Mohammed
On the Principal Eigencurve of the $p$-Laplacian: Stability Phenomena
We show that each point of the principal eigencurve of the nonlinear problem $$ -\Delta_{p}u-\lambda m(x)|u|^{p-2}u=\mu|u|^{p-2}u \quad \text{in } \Omega, $$ is stable (continuous) with respect to the exponent $p$ varying in $(1,\infty)$; we also prove some convergence results of the principal eigenfunctions corresponding.

Keywords:$p$-Laplacian with indefinite weight, principal eigencurve, principal eigenvalue, principal eigenfunction, stability
Categories:35P30, 35P60, 35J70

7. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 51)

Edward, Julian
Eigenfunction Decay For the Neumann Laplacian on Horn-Like Domains
The growth properties at infinity for eigenfunctions corresponding to embedded eigenvalues of the Neumann Laplacian on horn-like domains are studied. For domains that pinch at polynomial rate, it is shown that the eigenfunctions vanish at infinity faster than the reciprocal of any polynomial. For a class of domains that pinch at an exponential rate, weaker, $L^2$ bounds are proven. A corollary is that eigenvalues can accumulate only at zero or infinity.

Keywords:Neumann Laplacian, horn-like domain, spectrum
Categories:35P25, 58G25

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