# Tagged Questions

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### A priori estimates for elliptic operators

Suppose $L : L^{m,p}(M)\rightarrow L^p(M)$ is some elliptic operator of order $m$, and $(M,g)$ is a compact Riemannian manifold. Then it is known that there exists a constant $C$ such that we have the ...

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### Eigenvalues of the Laplacian modulo primes

Let $d\geq 1$ be an integer and consider $M = \mathbb{R}^d / \mathbb{Z}^d$. Let $\Delta$ be the Laplace operator on $M$. Then the eigenvalues are $$\frac{1}{4 \pi^2}\lambda_{\vec{k}} = |\vec{k}|^2.$$
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### Global Poincaré type estimate

For simplicity let us assume we are considering $\mathbb{R}^3$. Let us define the weighted Sobolev norm $\| u \|^2_{L^2_{\alpha}}= \int_{\mathbb{R}^3} |u|^2 \langle x\rangle^{\alpha}$ where $\langle x ...

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### Regularity for a div-curl system

Let $Q = [0,1]^3$ be the unit cube in $ \mathbb{R}^3$, and let $U \subset Q$ be a simply-connected subdomain with smooth boundary. Suppose $g \: \colon Q \to \mathbb{R}^3$ is a non-negative smooth ...

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### $L^2$-estimate for an elliptic equation

Given $(M, g)$ a compact Riemannian manifold of dimension $n \geq 3$, we consider the following equation for the function $\phi$:
$$
-\Delta \phi + R \phi + \tau^2 \phi^{N-1} = \frac{A^2}{\phi^{N+1}}
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### The eigenfunction of modified $1$-laplace equation?

Let $\Omega\subset \mathbb R^2$ be open bounded with smooth boundary. It is well known that the laplace equation
$$
-\Delta u=0
$$
has a set of eigenvalues $0<\lambda_1<\lambda_2\leq\lambda_3<...

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### Setting bound on particular integral when proving properties of Bogovskii operator

I am reading the proof of the properties of Bogovskii operator in the book Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Compressible Flow.
Let $B^\epsilon(y) = \{ x : |x-y| > \epsilon \}$, $f$ and $...

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### Elliptic regularity on the hypercube

Assume
$$
Lu=f\quad \text{in } [0,1]^d\\
u=0 \quad\text{ on } \partial[0,1]^d
$$
for some strongly-elliptic operator $L$, and $f\in H^k$$, k\geq -1$. Do we have $u\in H^{k+2}$? I can only find the ...

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### Sufficient condition for the unique solvability of Dirichlet problem of Hamilton-Jacobi equation

It shall be an old story in PDE.
I am looking for a sufficient condition of Dirichlet problem for the existence of the unique viscosity solution of the equation in the form of
$$\inf_{a \in [-1,1]} \{...

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### A priori $C^0$ estimates for a semi-linear vector Poisson equation

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Consider a $C^2,H^2$ map $F:\mathbb{R}^m \to \mathbb{C}^n$ which satisfies the following equation:
$$
-\Delta F(x) + \sum_i a_i(x)\nabla_iF(x) + B(x)F(x) + |F(x)|^2F(x) = 0
$$
Here $a_i:...

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### Measure of sub level of a torsion energy

Given a domain $\Omega$ (not necessarily open, but bounded. We can take quasi open domain). And let $u_{\Omega}$ be the minimizer of the torsion energy,
$$
\int_{\Omega}|\nabla u |^2\, -\, \int_{\...

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### Domain of operator

Let be $\lambda\in C^{*}$. Consider the following operator:
$ T_{\lambda}=-\Delta_{R^{2}}++\frac{\lambda^{2} }{4} (x^{2}+y^{2})+i\lambda N$,
where
$N=(x \frac{d }{dy} -y \frac{d }{dx})$ ,
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### finding subharmonic function on the ball with both Dirichlet and Neumann boundaries prescribed

I have a question which looks like some sort of inverse problem.
Let $B$ denote the unit ball centered at the origin in $R^N$ (take $N \ge 2$).
Given any $h:\partial B \rightarrow (0,\infty)$ (smooth) ...

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### Solving a system of Laplace equations

Let $u_0$ and $u_1$ to be smooth functions defined on $\Omega\subset\mathbb{R}^n$, consider the following system of equations
$$\triangle u_1 = C_1(\partial_{ij}u_0),$$
$$\triangle u_0 = C_0u_1,$$
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### minimal surfaces in $S^n$

Thanks to Choi-Schoen theorem, we know that the space of embedded minimal surfaces into $S^3$ of fixed genus is compact. My question are simples:
Can we remove the embeddness assumption?
Can we ...

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### a condition for Laplacien

Let $u\in L^{2}(R^{2}) $ with $-\Delta(u) -c (x^{2}+y^{2})u \in L^{2}(R^{2})$ where $c>0$.
Is true $-\Delta u \in L^{2}(R^{2})$?
Thank you in advance.

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### When can an analytical solution for the heat equation be obtained?

I am currently trying to model a system with a time varying heat flux. It seems most researchers are using FEM to obtain the heat distribution (solve the heat equation).
When can the heat equation be ...

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### Is the Lopatinski-Shapiro condition invariant under diffeomorphism?

If a PDE (eg. the heat equation with Robin BCs, or the elliptic version) on a bounded smooth domain $U$ satisfies the Lopatinski-Shapiro condition (for a definition see eg. Wloka), and if $T:U \to W$ ...

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### how can we extend this result [duplicate]

Let $T_{a},a\in C$ be a closed operator defined on $D$ subspace of $L^{2}(R)$ onto $L^{2}(R)$ $(T_{a}: D\rightarrow L^{2}(R) )$ with
$D$ contains a Schawrz space $S$
$\Big<\psi,T_{a}\varphi\...

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### Applications of the Weak and Weak$^*$ topologies to PDEs?

Chapter $3$ of Functional Analysis, Sobolev Spaces and Partial Differential Equations by Haim Brezis constructs and explains the Weak and Weak$^*$ topologies over a Banach Space $E$.
The most ...

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### Diagonal of Green's Function

I am looking to numerically calulate the diagonal of Green's function. I am interested in Green's functions of elliptic PDEs and in those that arise from stochastic processes (discrete and continuous)....

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### Order of vanishing of Laplace's equation with potential

Consider the equation $-\Delta u + V u = 0$ with Dirichlet boundary conditions on the bounded domain $\Omega \subseteq \mathbb{R}^n$, where $V$ is a smooth potential. Let $V \leq 0$, and bounded on $\...

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### On the principal eigenvector of an elliptic operator

Suppose I have an open domain $U \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ and an elliptic operator $L$ acting on all square-integrable $C^2$ functions $\rho:U\to \mathbb{R}$ which converge to zero at $\partial U$:
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### Holder regularity of a singular elliptic problem

In the view of the paper https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/063b/59c1f070c9b58ab88ed7ef76209187ce7e5c.pdf,
I have a problem about Theorem 1.1 (iv) , I do not understand how $I \leq cd^{1-\alpha}(x_1,...

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### Bounded solutions for Schrödinger equation at the edge of the essential spectrum

Let $V:R^d\to R_+$ be with a compact support. The Schrödinger operator $H_a=-\Delta - a V$ acting in $L^2(R^d)$ has then (at most) finitely many negative eigenvalues. Denote the number of negative ...

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### Solution to inhomogenous PDE

Given the equation $(1-\Delta)u=f$ for $f \in S(\mathbb{R}^n)$ (rapidly decreasing functions) we get by taking the Fourier transform that
$u = \left(\frac{1}{2\pi}\right)^{\frac{n}{2}}\mathcal{F}^{-...

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### Weyl's law for minimal surfaces

I wanted to know if there was some equivalent of Weyl law for the spectrum of the Jacobi operator of a minimal surface in the non-compact case. If the minimal surface is not closed, for example in $\...

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### Properties of connection Laplacian on vector fields

Let $(M,g)$ be a simply-connected compact surface with boundary $\partial M$ and metric $g$. Let $N$ denote the outward unit normal on $\partial M$, $\nabla$ the Levi-Civita connection and $\Delta_g$ ...

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### Continuity of solutions of nonlinear elliptic PDEs

Consider the nonlinear 2nd order elliptic PDE $$\sum_{i, j} a_{ij}(x, t) \partial_i\partial_j u + \sum_k b_k(x, t) \partial_k u + c u = F(u), \quad x \in \mathbb{R}^n, t \in [0, \infty).$$
Here $a_{ij}...

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### Maximum principle of the gradient of harmonic extension under weak regularity assumption

I have a question which is very likely to be trivial, but I'm stuck on it! Suppose $f \in W^{1, 2}(B_2(0))$ and $\|{\nabla f\|}_{L^{\infty}(B_2(0)\setminus B_1(0))} < \infty$. Consider then the ...

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### Inverse trace theorem for partial trace

A general result is that for a lipschitz bounded domain $\Omega$ in $R^n$, for $u^*\in W^{1-\frac{1}{p},p}(\partial\Omega)$, $1<p<\infty$, there exists $u\in W^{1,p}(\Omega)$ such that $u|_{\...

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### leray schauder fixed point and schauder fixed point

I have seen these 2 fixed point theorem and I think the condition of Leray Schauder fixed point theorem is very strong and we require to consider the fixed point of $u=\sigma Tu$ $\forall \sigma \in[...

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### Converse to Lichnerowicz Vanishing Theorem?

The Lichnerowicz vanishing theorem says that if on a compact 4-dimensional spin manifold there exists a metric whose scalar curvature $R>0$, then there are no harmonic spinors; $$D\psi=0 \implies \...

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### Deformation of the covariant Laplacian

Let $M$ be a Riemann surface and $P \to M$ a principal $G$-bundle (with compact structure group $G$).
Fix a connection $A$ in $P$ and consider a nearby connection $B$, which is in Coulomb gauge ...

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### Interior regularity for elliptic operators with non smooth coefficients

I need a pretty standard interior regularity result for a second order elliptic operator of the form
$$
-\nabla^b \cdot (A(x) \nabla^b v)+c v=f,
\qquad
\nabla^b=\nabla+ib(x)
$$
where $A(x)$ is a ...

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### Harmonic functions in tempered distribution sense

Suppose $g$ is a metric on $\mathbb{R}^3$ and $\Omega \subset\subset \mathbb{R}^3$. We assume that $g$ is euclidean outside $\Omega$.
My question concerns solutions to $\triangle_g u =0$ that are say ...

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### An H2 estimate for Helmholtz equation

How to show the following statement?
Let $\Omega$ be a bounded Lipschitz convex domain. If $u$ satisfies the following equation,
$$
-\Delta u - k^2 u = f \quad\mbox{ in }\Omega \\ \nabla u \...

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### About the “method of lines”: when are such solutions good approximations for **all** future time?

This question is about approximate solutions to some classes of PDEs obtained using the "method of lines".
For example, for an initial-value problem given by a PDE on a circle, one can choose $n$ ...

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### Existence of non-constant solutions for this equations

This question is related to this question: "Solutions of equations characterizing a complex structure." Where, here we suppose the Euclidean space instead of Sphere and the following equations happen ...

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### Harmonic/Subharmonic lifting of functions on an annulus

Suppose $\Omega_1, \Omega_2 \subset R^2$ are bounded open regions with $\Omega_1 \Subset \Omega_2$. Let $f_1\in C(\partial \Omega_1)$ and $f_2\in C(\partial \Omega_2)$. Is there a function $h\in H^1(\...

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### Why are the tangential derivatives in this diffraction problem zero? [closed]

I'm considering the diffraction problem described in section 3.16 of "Linear and quasilinear elliptic equations" of Ladyzhenskaya and Uraltseva (1968). Let $\Omega$ be an open bounded subset in $\...

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### The minimum value of a energy integral

Let $D \subset {\mathbb{R}^3}$ a simple connected open domain with volume $\int_{\bar D} {dV = 1} $. $\varphi :{\mathbb{R}^3} \to \mathbb{R}$ is ${C^1}$, $\varphi (\infty ) = 0
$ and
$${\nabla ^2}\...

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### Explicit solution for one-dimensional Gelfand problem

I wonder if the ODE
$y''+e^{y}=a$
can be solved explicitly. For $a=0$, it is well-known that there is a two-parameter family of explicit solutions
$y=\ln(2)-2\ln(\cosh(cx+d))+2\ln(c)$, $c,d \in R$...

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### Global Euclidean Carleman Estimate with a linear phase

I am interested in deriving the following global Carleman estimate which I think should hold :
$ \| e^{\tau \phi} \triangle e^{-\tau \phi} u \|_{L_{\delta+1}^2({\mathbb{R^3})}}> C \tau \| u \|_{L^...

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### What is the function space $H^1_{m, \sigma}$?

I am reading Hildebrandt's and Widman's 1975 paper on "Some regularity results of quasilinear elliptic systems of second order".
Theorem 3.1 is the first time in their paper that the function space $...

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### Epsilon regularity for minimal surfaces in arbitrary Riemannian manifolds

For experts in the analysis of minimal surfaces I will state the question first; then I will follow up with details.
Question: Does the $\varepsilon$-regularity theorem of Choi and Schoen (http://...

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### Bound of solution of pde with a distance function

Hello，i am going to solve the PDE,
$\Delta u = -K in \Omega $and u=0 on the boundary ，where K is some poistive constant.
Then i have read a paper which stated that u>=distance(x，boundary of $\Omega$...

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### How does the $L^\infty$ norm of the solution of $-\Delta u + \lambda u =0$, $\partial_\nu u=\alpha$ depend upon $\alpha$ and $\lambda$?

Let $\lambda > 0$ be a constant and let $u$ be the weak solution on a bounded domain $\Omega$ of
$$-\Delta u + \lambda u = 0 \quad\text{in $\Omega$}$$
$$\partial_\nu u = \alpha \quad \text{on $\...

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### Potential theory solution for Variable coefficient Poisson with Dirichlet Boundary conditions

I am looking for a potential theory representation for the following equation in $2$D:
$$\vec{\nabla} \cdot \left(a(x) \vec{\nabla}u\right) = 0 \,\, \forall x \in \Omega \,\, (\spadesuit)$$
$$u = g \,...

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### Double-layer potentials on Riemannian manifolds

Let $M$ be a compact Riemannian manifold, and let $S \subset M$ be a smooth hypersurface which divides $M$ into two domains $D_1$, $D_2$. Let also $g \colon S \to \mathbb R$ be a smooth function (...