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1. CMB Online first

Awonusika, Richard; Taheri, Ali
A spectral identity on Jacobi polynomials and its analytic implications
The Jacobi coefficients $c^{\ell}_{j}(\alpha,\beta)$ ($1\leq j\leq \ell$, $\alpha,\beta\gt -1$) are linked to the Maclaurin spectral expansion of the Schwartz kernel of functions of the Laplacian on a compact rank one symmetric space. It is proved that these coefficients can be computed by transforming the even derivatives of the the Jacobi polynomials $P_{k}^{(\alpha,\beta)}$ ($k\geq 0, \alpha,\beta\gt -1$) into a spectral sum associated with the Jacobi operator. The first few coefficients are explicitly computed and a direct trace interpretation of the Maclaurin coefficients is presented.

Keywords:Jacobi coefficient, Laplace-Beltrami operator, symmetric space, Maclaurin expansion, Jacobi polynomial
Categories:33C05, 33C45, 35A08, 35C05, 35C10, 35C15

2. CMB 2015 (vol 58 pp. 723)

Castro, Alfonso; Fischer, Emily
Infinitely Many Rotationally Symmetric Solutions to a Class of Semilinear Laplace-Beltrami Equations on Spheres
We show that a class of semilinear Laplace-Beltrami equations on the unit sphere in $\mathbb{R}^n$ has infinitely many rotationally symmetric solutions. The solutions to these equations are the solutions to a two point boundary value problem for a singular ordinary differential equation. We prove the existence of such solutions using energy and phase plane analysis. We derive a Pohozaev-type identity in order to prove that the energy to an associated initial value problem tends to infinity as the energy at the singularity tends to infinity. The nonlinearity is allowed to grow as fast as $|s|^{p-1}s$ for $|s|$ large with $1 \lt p \lt (n+5)/(n-3)$.

Keywords:Laplace-Beltrami operator, semilinear equation, rotational solution, superlinear nonlinearity, sub-super critical nonlinearity
Categories:58J05, 35A24

3. CMB 1999 (vol 42 pp. 169)

Ding, Hongming
Heat Kernels of Lorentz Cones
We obtain an explicit formula for heat kernels of Lorentz cones, a family of classical symmetric cones. By this formula, the heat kernel of a Lorentz cone is expressed by a function of time $t$ and two eigenvalues of an element in the cone. We obtain also upper and lower bounds for the heat kernels of Lorentz cones.

Keywords:Lorentz cone, symmetric cone, Jordan algebra, heat kernel, heat equation, Laplace-Beltrami operator, eigenvalues
Categories:35K05, 43A85, 35K15, 80A20

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