1. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 88)
 Ghanbari, K.; Shekarbeigi, B.

Inequalities for Eigenvalues of a General Clamped Plate Problem
Let $D$ be a
connected bounded domain in $\mathbb{R}^n$. Let
$0<\mu_1\leq\mu_2\leq\dots\leq\mu_k\leq\cdots$ be the eigenvalues
of the following Dirichlet
problem:
$$
\begin{cases}\Delta^2u(x)+V(x)u(x)=\mu\rho(x)u(x),\quad x\in
D
u_{\partial D}=\frac{\partial u}{\partial n}_{\partial
D}=0,
\end{cases}
$$
where $V(x)$ is a nonnegative potential,
and $\rho(x)\in C(\bar{D})$ is positive.
We prove the following inequalities:
$$\mu_{k+1}\leq\frac{1}{k}\sum_{i=1}^k\mu_i+\Bigl[\frac{8(n+2)}{n^2}\Bigl(\frac{\rho_{\max}}
{\rho_{\min}}\Bigr)^2\Bigr]^{1/2}\times
\frac{1}{k}\sum_{i=1}^k[\mu_i(\mu_{k+1}\mu_i)]^{1/2},
$$
$$\frac{n^2k^2}{8(n+2)}\leq
\Bigl(\frac{\rho_{\max}}{\rho_{\min}}\Bigr)^2\Bigl[\sum_{i=1}^k\frac{\mu_i^{1/2}}{\mu_{k+1}\mu_i}\Bigr]
\times\sum_{i=1}^k\mu_i^{1/2}.
$$
Keywords:biharmonic operator, eigenvalue, eigenvector, inequality Category:35P15 

2. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 249)
 Mangoubi, Dan

On the Inner Radius of a Nodal Domain
Let $M$ be a closed Riemannian manifold.
We consider the inner radius of a nodal domain for a large eigenvalue $\lambda$.
We give upper and lower bounds on the inner radius of the type
$C/\lambda^\alpha(\log\lambda)^\beta$. Our proof is based on
a local behavior of eigenfunctions discovered by Donnelly and
Fefferman and a Poincar\'{e} type inequality proved by Maz'ya.
Sharp lower bounds are known
only in dimension two. We give an account of this case too.
Categories:58J50, 35P15, 35P20 

3. CMB 2006 (vol 49 pp. 226)
 Engman, Martin

The Spectrum and Isometric Embeddings of Surfaces of Revolution
A sharp upper bound on the first $S^{1}$ invariant eigenvalue of the Laplacian
for $S^1$ invariant metrics on $S^2$ is used to find obstructions to the existence
of $S^1$ equivariant isometric embeddings of such metrics in $(\R^3,\can)$. As a
corollary we prove: If the first four distinct eigenvalues have even multiplicities
then the metric cannot be equivariantly, isometrically embedded in $(\R^3,\can)$. This
leads to generalizations of some classical results in the theory of surfaces.
Categories:58J50, 58J53, 53C20, 35P15 
