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Infinitely Many Solutions for the Prescribed Boundary Mean Curvature Problem in $\mathbb B^N$


Published:20121229
Printed: Aug 2013
Liping Wang,
Department of Mathematics, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200241, China
Chunyi Zhao,
Department of Mathematics, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200241, China
Abstract
We consider the following prescribed boundary mean curvature problem
in $ \mathbb B^N$ with the Euclidean metric:
\[
\begin{cases}
\displaystyle \Delta u =0,\quad u\gt 0 &\text{in }\mathbb B^N,
\\[2ex]
\displaystyle \frac{\partial u}{\partial\nu} + \frac{N2}{2} u =\frac{N2}{2} \widetilde K(x) u^{2^\#1} \quad & \text{on }\mathbb S^{N1},
\end{cases}
\]
where $\widetilde K(x)$ is positive and rotationally symmetric on $\mathbb
S^{N1}, 2^\#=\frac{2(N1)}{N2}$.
We show that if $\widetilde K(x)$ has a local maximum point,
then the above problem has infinitely many positive solutions
that are not rotationally symmetric on $\mathbb S^{N1}$.