Existence and Non-Existence Result for Singular Quasilinear Elliptic Equations

Abstract

We prove the existence of a ground state solution for the qusilinear elliptic equation in , under suitable conditions on a locally Holder continuous non-linearity , the non-linearity may exhibit a singularity as . We also prove the non-existence of radially symmetric solutions to the singular elliptic equation in , as where .

We prove the existence of a ground state solution for the qusilinear elliptic equation in , under suitable conditions on a locally Holder continuous non-linearity , the non-linearity may exhibit a singularity as . We also prove the non-existence of radially symmetric solutions to the singular elliptic equation in , as where .

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nullM. Wu and Z. Yang, "Existence and Non-Existence Result for Singular Quasilinear Elliptic Equations,"*Applied Mathematics*, Vol. 1 No. 5, 2010, pp. 351-356. doi: 10.4236/am.2010.15046.

nullM. Wu and Z. Yang, "Existence and Non-Existence Result for Singular Quasilinear Elliptic Equations,"

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