Topological Methods in Nonlinear Analysis

Sign-changing solutions for $p$-Laplacian equations with jumping nonlinearity and the Fučik spectrum

Ming Xiong, Ze-Heng Yang, and Xiang-Qing Liu

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Abstract

We study the existence of sign-changing solutions for the $p$-Laplacian equation $$ -\Delta_pu +\lambda g(x)|u|^{p-2}u=f(u),\quad x\in \mathbb{R}^N, $$ where $\lambda$ is a positive parameter and the nonlinear term $f$ has jumping nonlinearity at infinity and is superlinear at zero. The Fučik spectrum plays an important role in the proof. We give sufficient conditions for the existence of nontrivial Fučik spectrum.

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Source
Topol. Methods Nonlinear Anal., Volume 48, Number 1 (2016), 159-181.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 30 September 2016

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https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.tmna/1475266376

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.12775/TMNA.2016.041

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3561427

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1368.35152

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Xiong, Ming; Yang, Ze-Heng; Liu, Xiang-Qing. Sign-changing solutions for $p$-Laplacian equations with jumping nonlinearity and the Fučik spectrum. Topol. Methods Nonlinear Anal. 48 (2016), no. 1, 159--181. doi:10.12775/TMNA.2016.041. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.tmna/1475266376


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