1. CJM 2012 (vol 66 pp. 700)
 He, Jianxun; Xiao, Jinsen

Inversion of the Radon Transform on the Free Nilpotent Lie Group of Step Two
Let $F_{2n,2}$ be the free nilpotent Lie group of step two on $2n$
generators, and let $\mathbf P$ denote the affine automorphism group
of $F_{2n,2}$. In this article the theory of continuous wavelet
transform on $F_{2n,2}$ associated with $\mathbf P$ is developed,
and then a type of radial wavelets is constructed. Secondly, the
Radon transform on $F_{2n,2}$ is studied and two equivalent
characterizations of the range for Radon transform are given.
Several kinds of inversion Radon transform formulae
are established. One is obtained from the Euclidean Fourier transform, the others are from group Fourier transform. By using wavelet transform we deduce an inversion formula of the Radon
transform, which
does not require the smoothness of
functions if the wavelet satisfies the differentiability property.
Specially, if $n=1$, $F_{2,2}$ is the $3$dimensional Heisenberg group $H^1$, the
inversion formula of the Radon transform is valid which is
associated with the subLaplacian on $F_{2,2}$. This result cannot
be extended to the case $n\geq 2$.
Keywords:Radon transform, wavelet transform, free nilpotent Lie group, unitary representation, inversion formula, subLaplacian Categories:43A85, 44A12, 52A38 

2. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 648)
 Ngai, SzeMan

Spectral Asymptotics of Laplacians Associated with Onedimensional Iterated Function Systems with Overlaps
We set up a framework for computing the spectral dimension of a class of onedimensional
selfsimilar measures that are defined by iterated function systems
with overlaps and satisfy a family of secondorder selfsimilar
identities. As applications of our result we obtain the spectral dimension
of important measures such as the infinite Bernoulli convolution
associated with the golden ratio and convolutions of Cantortype measures.
The main novelty of our result is that the iterated function systems
we consider are not postcritically finite and do not satisfy the
wellknown open set condition.
Keywords:spectral dimension, fractal, Laplacian, selfsimilar measure, iterated function system with overlaps, secondorder selfsimilar identities Categories:28A80, , , , 35P20, 35J05, 43A05, 47A75 

3. CJM 2010 (vol 62 pp. 808)
 Legendre, Eveline

Extrema of Low Eigenvalues of the DirichletNeumann Laplacian on a Disk
We study extrema of the first and the second mixed eigenvalues of the Laplacian on the disk among some families of DirichletNeumann boundary conditions. We show that the minimizer of the second eigenvalue among all mixed boundary conditions lies in a compact $1$parameter family for which an explicit description is given. Moreover, we prove that among all partitions of the boundary with bounded number of parts on which Dirichlet and Neumann conditions are imposed alternately, the first eigenvalue is maximized by the uniformly distributed partition.
Keywords: Laplacian, eigenvalues, DirichletNeumann mixed boundary condition, Zaremba's problem Categories:35J25, 35P15 

4. CJM 2010 (vol 62 pp. 1116)
 Jin, Yongyang; Zhang, Genkai

Degenerate pLaplacian Operators and Hardy Type Inequalities on
HType Groups
Let $\mathbb G$ be a steptwo nilpotent group of Htype with Lie algebra $\mathfrak G=V\oplus \mathfrak t$. We define a class of vector fields $X=\{X_j\}$ on $\mathbb G$ depending on a real parameter $k\ge 1$, and we consider the corresponding $p$Laplacian operator $L_{p,k} u= \operatorname{div}_X (\nabla_{X} u^{p2} \nabla_X u)$. For $k=1$ the vector fields $X=\{X_j\}$ are the left invariant vector fields corresponding to an orthonormal basis of $V$; for $\mathbb G$ being the Heisenberg group the vector fields are the Greiner fields. In this paper we obtain the fundamental solution for the operator $L_{p,k}$ and as an application, we get a Hardy type inequality associated with $X$.
Keywords:fundamental solutions, degenerate Laplacians, Hardy inequality, Htype groups Categories:35H30, 26D10, 22E25 

5. CJM 2006 (vol 58 pp. 449)
 Agarwal, Ravi P.; Cao, Daomin; Lü, Haishen; O'Regan, Donal

Existence and Multiplicity of Positive Solutions for Singular Semipositone $p$Laplacian Equations
Positive solutions are obtained for the boundary value problem
\[\begin{cases}
(  u' ^{p2}u')'
=\lambda f( t,u),\;t\in ( 0,1) ,p>1\\
u( 0) =u(1) =0.
\end{cases}
\]
Here $f(t,u) \geq M,$ ($M$ is a positive constant)
for $(t,u) \in [0\mathinner{,}1] \times (0,\infty )$.
We will show the existence of two positive
solutions by using degree theory together with the upperlower
solution method.
Keywords:one dimensional $p$Laplacian, positive solution, degree theory, upper and lower solution Category:34B15 

6. CJM 2006 (vol 58 pp. 381)
 Jakobson, Dmitry; Nadirashvili, Nikolai; Polterovich, Iosif

Extremal Metric for the First Eigenvalue on a Klein Bottle
The first eigenvalue of the Laplacian on a surface can be viewed
as a functional on the space of Riemannian metrics of a given
area. Critical points of this functional are called extremal
metrics. The only known extremal metrics are a round sphere, a
standard projective plane, a Clifford torus and an equilateral
torus. We construct an extremal metric on a Klein bottle. It is a
metric of revolution, admitting a minimal isometric embedding into
a sphere ${\mathbb S}^4$ by the first eigenfunctions. Also, this
Klein bottle is a bipolar surface for Lawson's
$\tau_{3,1}$torus. We conjecture that an extremal metric for the
first eigenvalue on a Klein bottle is unique, and hence it
provides a sharp upper bound for $\lambda_1$ on a Klein bottle of
a given area. We present numerical evidence and prove the first
results towards this conjecture.
Keywords:Laplacian, eigenvalue, Klein bottle Categories:58J50, 53C42 

7. CJM 2006 (vol 58 pp. 64)
 Filippakis, Michael; Gasiński, Leszek; Papageorgiou, Nikolaos S.

Multiplicity Results for Nonlinear Neumann Problems
In this paper we study nonlinear elliptic problems of Neumann type driven by the
$p$Laplac\ian differential operator. We look for situations guaranteeing the existence
of multiple solutions. First we study problems which are strongly resonant at infinity
at the first (zero) eigenvalue. We prove five multiplicity results, four for problems
with nonsmooth potential and one for problems with a $C^1$potential. In the last part,
for nonsmooth problems in which the potential eventually exhibits a strict
super$p$growth under a symmetry condition, we prove the existence of infinitely
many pairs of nontrivial solutions. Our approach is variational based on the critical
point theory for nonsmooth functionals. Also we present some results concerning the first
two elements of the spectrum of the negative $p$Laplacian with Neumann boundary condition.
Keywords:Nonsmooth critical point theory, locally Lipschitz function,, Clarke subdifferential, Neumann problem, strong resonance,, second deformation theorem, nonsmooth symmetric mountain pass theorem,, $p$Laplacian Categories:35J20, 35J60, 35J85 

8. CJM 2005 (vol 57 pp. 1279)
 Maad, Sara

A Semilinear Problem for the Heisenberg Laplacian on Unbounded Domains
We study the semilinear equation
\begin{equation*}
\Delta_{\mathbb H} u(\eta) + u(\eta) = f(\eta,
u(\eta)),\quad
u \in \So(\Omega),
\end{equation*}
where $\Omega$ is an unbounded domain of the Heisenberg
group $\mathbb H^N$, $N\ge 1$. The space $\So(\Omega)$ is the
Heisenberg analogue of the Sobolev space $W_0^{1,2}(\Omega)$.
The function $f\colon \overline{\Omega}\times
\mathbb R\to \mathbb R$ is supposed to be odd in $u$,
continuous and satisfy some (superlinear but subcritical) growth
conditions. The operator $\Delta_{\mathbb H}$ is
the subelliptic Laplacian on the Heisenberg group. We
give a condition on $\Omega$ which implies the existence of
infinitely many solutions of the above equation. In the proof we
rewrite the equation as a variational problem, and show that the
corresponding functional satisfies the PalaisSmale
condition. This might be quite surprising since we deal with
domains which are far from bounded. The technique we use rests on
a compactness argument and the maximum principle.
Keywords:Heisenberg group, concentration compactness, Heisenberg Laplacian Categories:22E30, 22E27 

9. CJM 2000 (vol 52 pp. 1057)
 Urakawa, Hajime

The Spectrum of an Infinite Graph
In this paper, we consider the (essential) spectrum of the discrete
Laplacian of an infinite graph. We introduce a new quantity for an
infinite graph, in terms of which we give new lower bound estimates of
the (essential) spectrum and give also upper bound estimates when the
infinite graph is bipartite. We give sharp estimates of the
(essential) spectrum for several examples of infinite graphs.
Keywords:infinite graph, discrete Laplacian, spectrum, essential spectrum Categories:05C50, 58G25 

10. CJM 1998 (vol 50 pp. 40)
 Engliš, Miroslav; Peetre, Jaak

Green's functions for powers of the invariant Laplacian
The aim of the present paper is the computation of Green's functions
for the powers $\DDelta^m$ of the invariant Laplace operator on rankone
Hermitian symmetric spaces. Starting with the noncompact case, the
unit ball in $\CC^d$, we obtain a complete result for $m=1,2$ in
all dimensions. For $m\ge3$ the formulas grow quite complicated so
we restrict ourselves to the case of the unit disc ($d=1$) where
we develop a method, possibly applicable also in other situations,
for reducing the number of integrations by half, and use it to give
a description of the boundary behaviour of these Green functions
and to obtain their (multivalued) analytic continuation to the
entire complex plane. Next we discuss the type of special functions
that turn up (hyperlogarithms of Kummer). Finally we treat also
the compact case of the complex projective space $\Bbb P^d$ (for
$d=1$, the Riemann sphere) and, as an application of our results,
use eigenfunction expansions to obtain some new identities involving
sums of Legendre ($d=1$) or Jacobi ($d>1$) polynomials and the
polylogarithm function. The case of Green's functions of powers of
weighted (no longer invariant, but only covariant) Laplacians is
also briefly discussed.
Keywords:Invariant Laplacian, Green's functions, dilogarithm, trilogarithm, Legendre and Jacobi polynomials, hyperlogarithms Categories:35C05, 33E30, 33C45, 34B27, 35J40 
