APM  Vol.2 No.6 , November 2012
Uniqueness of Radial Solutions for Elliptic Equation Involving the Pucci Operator
Author(s) Yong Liu*
ABSTRACT
The solution of a nonlinear elliptic equation involving Pucci maximal operator and super linear nonlinearity is studied. Uniqueness results of positive radial solutions in the annulus with Dirichlet boundary condition are obtained. The main tool is Lane-Emden transformation and Koffman type analysis. This is a generalization of the corresponding classical results involving Laplace operator.

Cite this paper
Y. Liu, "Uniqueness of Radial Solutions for Elliptic Equation Involving the Pucci Operator," Advances in Pure Mathematics, Vol. 2 No. 6, 2012, pp. 408-412. doi: 10.4236/apm.2012.26061.
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