# Tagged Questions

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### hitting probability for integrated Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process

Consider an Ornstein-Uhlenbeck position process:
$dV_t=dB_t-\lambda V_tdt$
$dX_t=V_tdt$
where $B_t,V_t,X_t$ are all in $R^d$ with $d\geq 3$. Let $X_0\neq0$, $V_0=0$ .
Let $r>0$ and $S_r$ be the ...

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### Easy question on Sobolev spaces

I understand that this question would be trivial for experts, sorry for that, I just need to clarify things.
So let $S(\mathbb{R}^n)$ denote the Schwartz space on $\mathbb{R}^n$ and $W_p$, $W_q$ are ...

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### Weak divergence implies weak differentiability of components?

Suppose $\Omega$ is an open set in $\Bbb{R}^N$ and $\sigma : \Omega \to \Bbb{R}^N$ is a field with all components belonging to $L^2(\Omega)$.
We say that $\sigma$ has weak divergence if there exists ...

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### A Cauchy problem for an iterated Euler-Poisson-Darboux eqaution

Good morning,
I'm interested in solving a Cauchy problem for the iterated singular EPD.
Well, Weinstein (On a class of PDEs of even order, 1955) showed how the decomposition formula leads to the ...

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### About the boundedness of the derivative of a function which is in a special function space.

If $f \in C^1 ([0,T] , L^2) \cap C^0 ([0,T] , W^{1,2} )$, $f (t,x) : bounded\; on \; [0,T] \times \Bbb R^n $ then how can I conclude that
$$ \left \| \frac{\partial f}{\partial t} \right ...

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### Uniqueness for a non-local differential equation

Question:Fix $\epsilon>0$. Consider the differential equation, defined for functions $f(t,x)\in C^\infty([0,\epsilon]\times[0,\epsilon])$ defined by
$$\frac{\partial}{\partial t} ...

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### Quantitative Weierstrass Approximation and Paley-Wiener for the Laplace Transform

Question: Suppose $a(x,y)\in C^\infty([0,1]\times [0,1])$ and suppose
$$\sup_{\lambda>1} \bigg|\lambda\int_0^1 e^{\lambda x} a(x,1/\lambda)dx\bigg|<\infty.$$
Is $a(x,0)=0$, $\forall x\in[0,1]$?
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### Reference request: Stability / instability theory for periodic orbits of partial differential equations

I am looking for references regarding the stability / instability of a periodic solution to a partial differential equation / evolution equation in infinite dimensions. Suppose we have a periodic ...

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### what's the idea behind Carleman estimate

A standard Carleman-type estimate is of the form
$$
\sum_{|\alpha|<m}{\tau^{2(m-|\alpha|-1)}\int{|D^{\alpha}u|^{2}e^{2\tau\phi}}dx}\leq K\int{|Pu|^{2}e^{2\tau\phi}dx},\quad u\in C_{0}^{\infty}
$$
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### Variational problems whose lagrangian density depends on derivatives higher than 1.

The usual theory of calculus of variations, as far as I know, is concerned with lagrangian densities which depend on the function and its gradient, namely we try to minimise $\int L(Dw,w,x) dx$. ...

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### The conormal derivative of a function

Hi!
I was wondering about the definition of the conormal derivative of a function
$u$ which is given on a domain $\Omega$. It is known that if $-\Delta u = f$, considered
as functionals on ...

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### Elliptic Differential Equations with rough boundary data

Question stated roughly:
Consider the Dirichlet problem for an elliptic equation on a ball. How much can we say about regularity at the boundary of non-linear elliptic equations? Further, how can one ...

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### Interpretation of a parameter in forming a pseudodifferential operator

In Zworski's Semiclassical Analysis, he defines the following method of quantization: for a symbol $a = a(x,\xi) \in \mathscr{S}(\mathbb{R}^{2n})$ and $u \in \mathscr{S}(\mathbb{R}^n)$,
$$ ...

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### Solvability of a nonlinear elliptic equation

Hi, let $\Omega \subset R^3$ be a bounded smooth domain, consider the elliptic equation
\begin{equation}
-\triangle u + u^2div u = f, \quad x \in \Omega, \quad u\big|_{\partial \Omega} = 0.
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### Jacobi method on first order partial differential equations

Hi,
I am interested in the Jacobi method to solve partial differential equation of first order. I would like to have a hint about a good book to study this subject.
Thanks in advance

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### Reference Request: Schauder theory for fourth-order parabolic equations

I am looking for a treatment of fourth order parabolic equations in Holder spaces. More precisely fourth order analogues of Theorems 5.1, 5.2, and 10.1 in Chapter IV of Linear and quasilinear ...

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### Reference request: parabolic PDE

I want to learn about parabolic PDE and it seems to me that there is no established reference as far as where one should look if one wants to learn the subject from basics.
I think I have a firm grip ...

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### Differential of a Sobolev map between manifolds

Let $\Sigma, M$ be smooth compact Riemannian manifolds. By embedding $M$ isometrically into $\mathbb{R}^N$, one can define the Sobolev spaces $W^{k,p}(\Sigma, M)$ by
\begin{equation} ...

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### Nash inequality on a compact domain?

I have come across a few papers that make use of the Nash inequality for functions on a compact domain. Unfortunately, nobody cites a reference for the proof of this result. Is going from the ...

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### Solving PDE with Cauchy - Kowalewski Theorem

Hallo,
I have the following PDE that I am trying to solve via the Cauchy-Kowalewski Theorem. But I have no idea how to do it or if its possible. Maybe one of you has an idea. Here is the problem: Let ...

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### A question on Schwartz distributions

I have a question on the tempered distributions, namely, continous functionals on Schwartz class endowed with the weak* topology. Is is a Barreled space, say, a space whose convex, balanced, ...

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### On a limit at the boundary of $\mathbb{D}$ related to complex and harmonic analysis

Let $p(z,t)=\frac{1}{2\pi}.\frac{1-|z|^2}{|z-t|^2}$ be the Poisson kernel on the open unit disk $\mathbb{D}$, fix $0<\alpha<1$ . Let $a\in \partial\mathbb{D}=S^1$ be fixed. Then my question is :
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### Quasi-linear System of First Order P.D.E.s of “Mixed” type

In my research work, I am dealing with a quasi-linear system of first order p.d.e.'s with two independent variables (say $x_1$ and $x_2$) and four dependent variables (say $u_1(x_1,x_2)$, ...

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### Longtime behaviour of the periodic KdV equation

I was wondering if anyone could give a heuristic (i.e. preferably non-technical) explanation of what is the expected longtime behavior of the periodic KdV equation.
Recall the standard KdV equation ...

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### Upper bounds for the solution of an elliptic PDE depending on a parameter.

Suppose I have the following PDE on $[0,1]^n$
$$\mathcal{L}u = -\nabla \cdot \left(a(x, r)\nabla u\right) = f(x,r), \qquad x\in [0,1]^n,$$
with periodic boundary conditions and $\int f(x) dx =0$ . ...

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### Ways to decompose a torus for finite element method so that each cell contains a complete revolution of the major radius

I've got a finite element problem involving paths around the interior of a torus. For this particular problem I think I could make things more computationally efficient if each cell in the mesh made ...

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### Fourier transform and spectrum of PDOs in $L^p$

Let $K$ be a compact subset in $\mathbb{R}^n$ with $m(K)=0$, Suppose $supp\hat{u}\subset K$ for some $u\in L^p$,where $2\leq p\leq \frac{2n}{n-1}$,can we get $u\equiv 0$ ?
Motivation: If $K$ is a ...

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### Green's function for a certain elliptic equations with rough coefficients

We know the laplacean operator has a Green function which is smooth away from the boundary. Now, consider a linear operator of the form $\partial_i(a^{ij} \partial_j u)$.We can prove that this ...

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### What is the limit of the derivative of the harmonic extension/Dirichlet solution in $C^{1,\alpha}$ cases ?

Let $f:\mathbb{S}^1 \to \mathbb{S}^1$ be an oreintation-preserving homeomorphism. Denote by $H(f)$ the complex harmonic extension/solution in $\mathbb{D}$ to the Dirichlet problem with boundary data ...

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### Space of solutions of nonlinear Helmholtz equation on a torus

On a unit torus $T^n$ (or equivalently, on $\mathbb{R}^n$ with periodic boundary conditions), the linear Helmholtz equation:
$\nabla^2 \phi + k^2 \phi=0$
will have no non-trivial solutions for ...

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### Is $\int_{t\in S^1} |t-\zeta|^{\alpha}p(z,t) |dt| \leq K|z-\zeta|^{\alpha}, 0< \alpha < 1$ for uniform $K$?

I asked the question before, but didn't get any reply, so I took the liberty to ask again.
Let $\zeta\in S^1$(unit circle in the complex plane) and $z\in \mathbb{D}$. Fix $0< \alpha < 1$. Then, ...

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### Discrete Sobolev space of $R^n$ valued maps

Can some one tell me the reference or any idea how to take the Discrete Sobolev space work defined for a scalar valued map to the space of maps which are vector valued.Let's say
$f:\Omega ...

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### Weyl quantization and convexity

Let $C$ be a convex subset of $\mathbb R^{2n}$ and $\mathbf 1_C$ be the characteristic function of $C$. Is it true that
$$\forall u\in\mathscr S(\mathbb R^n),\quad
\langle\mathbf ...

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### Existence of solution of a Non-linear PDE via Fixed point theorem

Hi all
I've the following non-linear PDE
$-\Delta Y + Y^3 =U$ on $\Omega \subset R^n $, open, bounded, Lipschitz boundary domain
$Y=0 , $ on $\partial\Omega$
1.Let $Y\in H_0^1 $ and as $H_0^1 ...

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### Constant in the Poincare inequality for curl square integrable vector fields

$\newcommand{\v}[1]{\boldsymbol{#1}}$For an $u\in H^1(\Omega) = W^{1,2}(\Omega)$ where $\Omega$ is Lipschitz, we have
$$
{\|u - \frac{1}{\Omega} \int_{\Omega} u\|}_{L^2}\leq C
{\|\nabla u \|}
$$
...

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### A special Integral Kernel

Does there exist either one / general class of non-negative definite , symmetric Integral Kernel map satisfying the following properties ??
$f(x)=(Kg)(x)=\int_{\Omega}K(x,y)g(y)dy$
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### Almost analytic continuation

Let $f\in S^{\alpha}$ for some $\alpha \in \mathbb{R}$(which means that f is smooth and satisfies $|D^{\beta}f|\leq C(1+|x|)^{\alpha-\beta}$),a function $\tilde{f}$ on $\mathbb{C}$ is called an almost ...

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### Elliptic regularity in $L^1$

Dear all,
I am looking for a good reference for elliptic regularity in $L^1$. To be more precise
Let $\Omega\subset\mathrm{R}^n$ be a bounded smooth domain, let $A$ be a properly elliptic ...

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### Frobenius theorem with lesser regularity

Clearly, if one is given a $C^1$ sub-bundle $V$ of the tangent space of a smooth manifold $M$, wheather $V$ comes from a $C^2$ foliation of the manifold is decided by the conditions of the Frobenius ...

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### Decay rate of nonlocal differential operator?

Hi, Moers.
Let $m(\xi) \in S^0$, that is,
$$
|D^\alpha m(\xi)| \leq C<\xi>^{-|\alpha|}, \quad \forall \xi \in R^n.
$$
It's well known that $m(D)$ is bounded in $L^p$ for $1 < p < \infty$.
...

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### Alexandrov-Bakelmann-Pucci maximum principle

The ABP maximum principle states (roughly) that, if $a^{ij} \partial _i \partial _j u \geq f$, over a domain $\Omega$ in $\mathbb{R}^n$ (where $a^{ij} \geq C Id >0$), then (assuming sufficient ...

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### How can we formulate maximal time $T$ in Hyperbolic Kahler Ricci ﬂow

In general, the exact maximal time $T$ of a Riemannian Ricci flow may not be easy to find. However, fortunately, for Kähler-Ricci flows, the maximal time of existence $T$ is explicitly determined by ...

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### The integrability of fundamental solution of laplace equation follows from integrability of f ?

Hi, I am really struggling with this question.
The question is :
Let $f:R^3\to R$ and $f\in L^2(R^3)$. $f$ is supported on a ball of radius 1/2 centred at origin. Let $u$ be the solution to $\Delta ...

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### How to apply Lagrange Multipliers to BCs of Time Dependent problems using finite elements?

I am trying to implement a finite element scheme using the method of lines (finite difference in time and finite element in space) and enforcing boundary conditions using Lagrange Multipliers. This ...

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### Elliptic regularity on bad domain

Let $\Omega \subset R^n$ be an open bounded set. Consider the Dirichlet problem
$$
-\triangle u = 0, x \in \Omega, \quad u = \varphi, x \in \partial \Omega.
$$
If $\varphi$ is a continuous function, ...

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### $W^{2,p}$ or $W^{1,q}$ regularity for the laplace on a euclidean sphere

Hi,
it is easy to prove the $W^{2,2}(\mathcal S^2)$ regularity for the laplace on the (2 dimensional-) standard sphere $\mathcal S^2:=\lbrace x \in\mathbb R^3: \vert x\vert=1 ...

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### Continuity with values in L^2

Hi,
let $T>0$, $\Omega\subset\mathrm{R}^n$ be a bounded smooth domain and suppose
$$u\in L^2(0,T;W^{1,2}(\Omega))\cap L^\infty((0,T)\times\Omega))\ \text{and } \partial_tu\in ...

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### Compactness of solutions of elliptic equation

Consider the following nonlinear elliptic equation
$$
-\triangle u + u + u^3 = g, \quad x \in R^3.
$$
If $g \in L^2(R^3)$, then the set $Q$ of solutions of above equation is bounded in $H^2(R^3)$, and ...

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### Is this kernel space of finite dimension ?

Assume that $P \in \Psi^{m}(X)$ (X is a $C^{\infty}$ manifold)is properly supported and has a real principal part p which is homogeneous of degree m.I'm interested in the existence theorem(at least ...

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### Implications of a hypothetical blow-up of Navier-Stokes for the mathematical model

Let us suppose that there exists a (initially smooth) solution of NSE that blows up in finite time. Then, in particular, the corresponding velocity field becomes unbounded as time progresses. Which ...