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Dead Core Problems for Singular Equations with -Laplacian

Boundary Value Problems20072007:018961

  • Received: 27 May 2007
  • Accepted: 6 September 2007
  • Published:


The paper discusses the existence of positive solutions, dead core solutions, and pseudo dead core solutions of the singular problem , , . Here is a positive parameter, , , , may be singular at and is singular at .


  • Differential Equation
  • Partial Differential Equation
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Functional Equation
  • Positive Parameter


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975, USA
Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Department of Mathematical Analysis, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Tomkova 40, Olomouc, 779 00, Czech Republic


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© Ravi P. Agarwal et al. 2007

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