# Questions tagged [micro-local-analysis]

The micro-local-analysis tag has no usage guidance.

76
questions

**0**

votes

**0**answers

102 views

### Holder continuity relative to Rellic-Kondrachov compactness via the nonlinear Aronsson operator

Connected to the question,
Does Morrey's inequality contextually relate to Rellic-Kondrachov compactness?
An analysis of the well-known nonlinear Aronsson operator gives $C^{(1, \frac{1}{3})}$ ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

130 views

### Does Morrey's inequality contextually relate to Rellic-Kondrachov compactness?

I have been reflecting on this question, and want to share my thinking thus far. I'd be grateful for the community's inputs.
We refer to Morrey's inequality, Theorem 4 on pp 266 of Evan's book on PDE, ...

**3**

votes

**0**answers

26 views

### Partial hypoellipticity

The question is posed specifically about the wave equation and is related to partial hypoellipticity of the wave equation. Let $\Omega \subset \mathbb R^n$, $M=(0,T)\times \Omega$ and $\Gamma=(0,T)\...

**5**

votes

**0**answers

91 views

### Can the existence of geodesics be deduced from properties of the Laplacian?

As I understand it, the semiclassical trace formula in particular relates lengths of geodesics to eigenvalues of the Laplacian.
Is it possible to prove that every compact Riemannian manifold has a ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

783 views

### Does the 'reproducing kernel formula' for a bounded open set $U$ define an equivalent norm on the Sobolev space $H^1_0(U)$

We refer to the 'reproducing convolution formula with a kernel' for an open bounded domain $U$ of $R^n$, $n \geq 2$ discussed in the paper of G. Talenti (Annali de Matematica, Dec 1976) on Best ...

**10**

votes

**0**answers

310 views

### Bernoulli-like polynomials

Let $\psi_0 (x,t)=\frac{te^{xt}}{1-e^{-t}}$. Then
$$\psi_0(0,t)=\frac{t}{1-e^{-t}};$$
$$\psi_0(x,t)=1+\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{t^n}{n!} B_n(x)$$
where $B_n$ is a monic polynomial of degree $n.$
Now ...

**5**

votes

**1**answer

157 views

### Why do people study Weyl asymptotics and partial-spectral-projections?

The major focus of the research that my advisor has me doing centers around the idea of asymptotic behavior of partial-spectral-projections on compact manifolds. In a few sentences, here is the ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

155 views

### History of microlocal analysis

Was the study of pseudo-differential operators the basis for the birth of microlocal analysis? I'm trying to find out how this branch of analysis was developed...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

61 views

### Wave front set and differential operator

A simple result of microlocal analysis would be, if P is a differential operator then $WF(Pu) \subseteq WF(u)$, where WF denotes the wave front set of the distribution.
Can anyone give me an example ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

127 views

### Distribution boundary value of analytic function and wave front sets

Assume $f(z)$ is analytic in the tube domain $\mathbb R^n\oplus iC$, where $C\subset \mathbb R^n$ is a convex cone. Under the assumption $|f(x+iy)|\leq 1/|y|^k$, we know by a Theorem of Martineau (see ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

37 views

### Is the cone $\Sigma(T)$ orthogonal to the singular support of a distribution?

Hello I am totally new to microlocal analysis and I have a question. Is the cone $\Sigma(T)$ orthogonal to the singular support of a distribution?
$$\xi \notin \Sigma(T) \iff \exists V\ conic\ ...

**7**

votes

**0**answers

180 views

### Smoothness of solution map for PDE

I am wondering what sort of results are available for the following sort of problem, or where to look in the literature for work dealing with such problems, especially in the degenerate elliptic ...

**4**

votes

**0**answers

234 views

### Properties of microlocalization

Let $i: M\hookrightarrow X$ be the inclusion of a closed submanifold in a smooth manifold $X$. I denote by $T_MX$ the normal bundle to $M$ in $X$, by $T^{\ast}_MX$ its dual bundle, and by $D^b(X)$ the ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

58 views

### Extension of a compactly supported pseudo-differential operator

Let $\Omega$ be a open subset of $\mathbb{R}^{d}$ and $P \in \Psi^{m}(\Omega)$ a compactly supported pseudo-differential operator, that is, the kernel of $P$, is compact. Is it true that $P$ extends ...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

53 views

### Wave equation with data on null surfaces

Consider the solid cone $C$ as the region inside $z=1-\sqrt{x^2+y^2}$ and bounded by $0\leq z\leq 1$. Now let us define $$\Omega= \{z=\frac{1}{2}\} \cap C\quad \text{and}\quad \Sigma= (\partial C \cap ...

**6**

votes

**1**answer

464 views

### How to understand the Fourier-Sato transform and microlocalization functors?

Given a smooth real vector bundle $\pi: E \to M$ I can look at the (bounded from below) derived category of sheaves on $E$. Since $E$ admits a very natural action of $\mathbb{R}^{\geq 0}$ by scaling, ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

422 views

### Kernel of the composition of operators

Let $X \subset \mathbb{R}^{n}$, $Y \subset \mathbb{R}^{m}$, and $Z \subset \mathbb{R}^{p}$ be open subsets, and let $K_P \in C_0^\infty(X \times Y)$ and $K_Q \in C_0^{\infty}(Y \times Z)$. Then, $K_P$ ...

**5**

votes

**1**answer

225 views

### Wavefront set of characteristic function of rough set

It is a standard exercise to show that if $X\subseteq\mathbb{R}^n$ has smooth boundary, then the characteristic function $1_X$ has wavefront set $$\{(x,\xi)\in\partial X\times\mathbb{R}^n\setminus\{0\}...

**9**

votes

**2**answers

461 views

### Weyl law for (non-semiclassical) Schrodinger operator

The Weyl law for a semiclassical Schrodinger operator
$$ A_h\ := \ -h^2\Delta+V(x) $$
on an $d$-dimensional complete Riemannian manifold $M$
says that the number $N(A_h,1)$ of eigenvalues of $A_h$ ...

**3**

votes

**0**answers

109 views

### Entire analytic functions with entire analytic Fourier transform, and corresponding distributions

I'm interested in the Fourier transform on a space of distributions that includes more than the usual tempered distributions, and in particular allows for $\delta$-distributions supported at complex ...

**12**

votes

**2**answers

731 views

### How to visualize the Microsupport of a Sheaf?

I am looking through Persistent homology and microlocal sheaf theory to learn a bit on barcodes. They are require the notion of a microsupport of a sheaf, looks like it could be a rather concrete ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

96 views

### Associating a pseudo-differential operator to the symbol in the SG setting

We all know that given a symbol $a(x,\xi) \in S^{\mu,\rho}(\mathbb{R}^n,\mathbb{R}^n)$, a pseudo-differential operator can be defined as
\begin{equation}
Op(a)u(x)=(2\pi)^{-n}\int \int e^{i(x-x')\cdot ...

**11**

votes

**2**answers

343 views

### Trace on $\mathcal{S}(\mathbb{R}^k) \mathbin{\hat{\otimes}_\pi} \mathcal{S}'(\mathbb{R}^k)$

I asked this question on Math StackExchange, but it did not receive an answer, despite my offering a bounty to attract attention. I am unsure whether it is appropriate for this venue, but I thought ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

255 views

### Wavefront set and Duhamel's principle

Consider the Cauchy problem:
$$
\frac{\partial u}{\partial t} + \mathrm{i}\mkern1mu A(x,D_x) u = f \quad 0< t < T; \qquad u = u_0 \quad \text{when}\; t = 0,
$$
where $A$ has real principal ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

168 views

### Interesting (non) examples of singular support

I'm trying to better understand singular support of sheaves on smooth manifolds---to this end: What are examples of conical subsets of $T^*X$ that cannot arise as the singular support of a sheaf on $...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

227 views

### Support of a microlocal defect measure

I'm trying to complete the proof of the Theorem 6.1 in the notes https://www.math.u-psud.fr/~nb/articles/coursX.pdf, which ensures, under certain conditions, that the support of the microlocal defect ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

110 views

### Propagation of singularities and the Schrodinger equation

I always thought that the propagation of singularities theorem by Hörmander says (on $\mathbb R^n$ for a classical symbol $p(x,\xi)=\xi^2+V(x)$) that for a Schrödinger equation
$$(i \partial_t-p(x,D))...

**4**

votes

**0**answers

174 views

### One-parameter unitary group preserving invariant domain of infinitesimal generator

Let $\mathcal{H}$ be a separable Hilbert space (e.g. $L^{2}(\mathbb{R}^{d}))$, and let $\mathcal{D}_{1}\subset\mathcal{H}$ be a dense subspace (e.g. $\mathcal{S}(\mathbb{R}^{d})$). Suppose that an ...

**3**

votes

**0**answers

393 views

### Propagation of Singularities

I'm following the book "Elementary Introduction To The Theory Of Pseudodifferential Operators" by X. S. Raymond and the Joshi Lectures Notes - https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/9906155.pdf - to prove the ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

33 views

### Production of $H^s$ singularities in the strictly hyperbolic Cauchy problem

This question is a spin-off from Hyperbolic PDEs - Proof that the restriction of a locally $H^s$ solution to a spacelike hypersurface is locally in $H^s$ as I am trying to find a solution without ...

**10**

votes

**1**answer

311 views

### Is every endomorphism of the sheaf of holomorphic functions on a disk a differential operator?

Let $D= \{z\in \mathbb{C}:|z| < 1\}$ be the unit disk. And consider the sheaf of holomorphic functions $\mathcal{O}_{D}$.
Question (?) : Is there a sheaf endomorphisms $\phi : \mathcal{O}_D \to \...

**5**

votes

**2**answers

460 views

### Composition of a smoothing operator with an $L^2$-bounded operator, non-compact Riemannian manifold

I'm trying to close in on a definitive answer to my own question BVPs for elliptic PDOs: When do Green functions ($L^2$ inverses) define pseudo-differential operators in the interior?, and think I ...

**13**

votes

**4**answers

799 views

### Is every continuous microlocal operator a pseudo-differential operator?

Let $\mathcal S'=\mathcal S'(\mathbb R^n)$ be the Schwartz distribution space.
Suppose $A\colon\mathcal S'\to\mathcal S'$ is linear, continuous and microlocal.
By being microlocal I mean that the wave ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

223 views

### Microlocal proof of Wigner semicircle theorem?

Something I really enjoy about Tao's writing is that he proves the same theorem over and over. While I complain a bit sometimes about clarity, this is a heuristic that I very much believe in.
This ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

141 views

### Interpretation of Smoothing Operators as $\Psi$DO's

In most of the computations I've seen involving pseudodifferential operators (referred to as $\Psi$DO's from now on) we do not have true equality. Instead we often only have equivalence of operators, ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

338 views

### Characterisation of the wavefront set

I am totally new to microlocal analysis, and have been studying Jared Wunsch's notes. I have been puzzling over the properties of the wavefront set.
Let $X$ be a compact Riemannian manifold, and $\...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

513 views

### Schwartz kernel theorem

I would like to understand how the Schwartz kernel theorem works for some more difficult cases and therefore would like to discuss an example from scratch:
Let the Dirichlet Laplacian on the half-...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

49 views

### Show that if $a$ belongs to the symbol class $S^m_{\rho , \delta}$ for $\rho > 1$, then in fact $a \in S^{-\infty}$

I'm trying to learn more tools from microlocal analysis by reading Grigis and Sjostrand's Microlocal analysis for differential operators. In the first chapter, they define the standard $C^\infty$ ...

**23**

votes

**7**answers

3k views

### Applications of Microlocal Analysis?

What examples are there of striking applications of the ideas of Microlocal Analysis?
Ideally i'm looking for specific results in any of the relevant fields (PDE, algebraic/differential geometry/...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

55 views

### Normal form of Principal type $\Psi$DO's

Suppose we have a pseudo differential operator of principal type with a complex symbol and such that the poisson bracket of the real and imaginary parts on the characteristic set is non-negative.I ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

357 views

### Inverse of pseudo differential operator

Let $\operatorname{Op}_h(x,D)(a)$ denote the Weyl-quantisation of a symbol $a$. Is there an explicit way to invert this pseudo-differential operator in an asymptotic series? By this I mean, can we ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

275 views

### Help understand a calculation involving RHom of sheaves on manifolds

I am reading a paper and there is some computation of RHom of sheaves that I don't understand. I hope this is the right place to ask.
It is this paper, example 3.10 , page 25
arxiv.org/pdf/1005.1517v4....

**1**

vote

**0**answers

23 views

### Sufficient conditions for a conormal vector to be regular for an orbit stratification

Let a complex reductive group $G$ act on a $\mathbb{C}^{n}$ with finitely many orbits. Let $\mathcal{S}$ be the stratification of $\mathbb{C}^{n}$ according to these orbits. Let $(x,\xi) \in T_S^{*}\...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

213 views

### Show that a very regular kernel $k(x,y)$ has operator $K : \mathcal{E}'(\Omega) \to \mathcal{D}'(\Omega)$ which is pseudo-local

I am reading Francois Treves' Introduction to pseduodifferential and Fourier integral operators, vol. I. I am having trouble understanding the proof of Lemma 2.1, which is stated as follows.
Let $\...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

432 views

### Intuition behind the Duistermaat-Guillemin version of Weyl's law

The theorem in question (see this paper), after a modification by Ivrii (see this paper) states the following:
Let $(M, g)$ be a compact Riemannian manifold of dimension $n \geq 2$. Assume that the ...

**8**

votes

**3**answers

884 views

### Characteristic Variety of the Principal Symbol solves PDE system?

In the study of partial differential equations, it is often considered enough to analyze the principal symbols and their characteristic variety (see for example, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

87 views

### Combining microlocal Helgason's support and Holmgren's theorem to prove injectivity of limited-angle Radon transform

This questions is slightly related to Kashiwara's watermelon theorem and Microlocal version of Helgason's (support) and Holmgren's theorems, in which I asked for some references. Now I ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

434 views

### Wave front set from the FBI or Segal-Bergman transform (and a motivation)

In the André Martinez's notes "Introduction to microlocal and semiclassical analysis" the Wave Front Set is defined as the complement of the set of points having neighborhoods where the FBI transform ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

442 views

### Kashiwara's watermelon theorem and Microlocal version of Helgason's (support) and Holmgren's theorems

I would like to find good references for the theorems mentioned above in the title. I am reading chapter VIII of Hörmander's classic, but I wonder whether there is something more up-to-date.
My ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

173 views

### Ask the validity of Tauberian lemma in Sogge's book

In C.D.Sogge's Fourier Integrals in Classical Analysis pp.128-129, he proved Lemma4.2.3(Tauberian Lemma):
Lemma. Let$g(\lambda)$ be a piece-wise continuous tempered function of $\mathbb{R}$. Assume ...