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Some nonexistence results for positive solutions of elliptic equations in unbounded domains

  • Lucio Damascelli

    Università di Roma 'Tor Vergata', Italy
  • Francesca Gladiali

    Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Some nonexistence results for positive solutions of elliptic equations in unbounded domains cover
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Abstract

We prove some Liouville type theorems for positive solutions of semilinear elliptic equations in the whole space RN\mathbb{R}^N, N3N\geq 3, and in the half space R+N\mathbb{R}^N_{+} with different boundary conditions, using the technique based on the Kelvin transform and the Alexandrov-Serrin method of moving hyperplanes. In particular we get new nonexistence results for elliptic problems in half spaces satisfying mixed (Dirichlet-Neumann) boundary conditions.

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Lucio Damascelli, Francesca Gladiali, Some nonexistence results for positive solutions of elliptic equations in unbounded domains. Rev. Mat. Iberoam. 20 (2004), no. 1, pp. 67–86

DOI 10.4171/RMI/380