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Positivity for perturbations of polyharmonic operators with Dirichlet boundary conditions in two dimensions
 MATHEMATISCHE NACHRICHTEN
, 1996
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Isoperimetric and universal inequalities for eigenvalues, in Spectral Theory and Geometry
 London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series
, 1999
"... PaynePólyaWeinberger conjecture, Sperner’s inequality, biharmonic operator, biLaplacian, clamped plate problem, Rayleigh’s conjecture, buckling problem, the PólyaSzegő conjecture, universal inequalities for eigenvalues, HileProtter inequality, H. C. Yang’s inequality. Short title: Isoperimetric ..."
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PaynePólyaWeinberger conjecture, Sperner’s inequality, biharmonic operator, biLaplacian, clamped plate problem, Rayleigh’s conjecture, buckling problem, the PólyaSzegő conjecture, universal inequalities for eigenvalues, HileProtter inequality, H. C. Yang’s inequality. Short title: Isoperimetric and Universal Inequalities This paper reviews many of the known inequalities for the eigenvalues of the Laplacian and biLaplacian on bounded domains in Euclidean space. In particular, we focus on isoperimetric inequalities for the low eigenvalues of the Dirichlet and Neumann Laplacians and of the vibrating clamped plate problem (i.e., the biharmonic operator with “Dirichlet ” boundary conditions). We also discuss the known universal inequalities for the eigenvalues of the Dirichlet Laplacian and the vibrating clamped plate and buckling problems and go on to
L p spectral theory of higherorder elliptic differential operators
 Bull. London Math. Soc
, 1997
"... 2. Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions 516 2.1 Spectral asymptotics 516 2.2 The isoperimetric problem 518 ..."
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2. Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions 516 2.1 Spectral asymptotics 516 2.2 The isoperimetric problem 518
Asymptotic first eigenvalue estimates for the biharmonic operator on a rectangle, preprint
, 1996
"... We find an asymptotic expression for the first eigenvalue of the biharmonic operator on a long thin rectangle. This is done by finding lower and upper bounds which become increasingly accurate with increasing length. The lower bound is found by algebraic manipulation of the operator, and the upper b ..."
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We find an asymptotic expression for the first eigenvalue of the biharmonic operator on a long thin rectangle. This is done by finding lower and upper bounds which become increasingly accurate with increasing length. The lower bound is found by algebraic manipulation of the operator, and the upper bound is found by minimising the quadratic form for the operator over a test space consisting of separable functions. These bounds can be used to show that the negative part of the groundstate is small. 1.
Spectral theory for perturbed Krein Laplacians in nonsmooth domains
, 2010
"... We study spectral properties for HK,Ω, the Krein–von Neumann extension of the perturbed Laplacian − ∆ + V defined on C ∞ 0 (Ω), where V is measurable, bounded and nonnegative, in a bounded open set Ω ⊂ Rn belonging to a class of nonsmooth domains which contains all convex domains, along with all do ..."
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We study spectral properties for HK,Ω, the Krein–von Neumann extension of the perturbed Laplacian − ∆ + V defined on C ∞ 0 (Ω), where V is measurable, bounded and nonnegative, in a bounded open set Ω ⊂ Rn belonging to a class of nonsmooth domains which contains all convex domains, along with all domains of class C1,r, r> 1/2. In particular, in the aforementioned context we establish the Weyl asymptotic formula #{j ∈ N  λK,Ω,j ≤ λ} = (2π) −n vnΩ  λ n/2 + O ` λ (n−(1/2))/2 ´ as λ → ∞, where vn = πn/2 /Γ((n/2)+1) denotes the volume of the unit ball in Rn, and λK,Ω,j, j ∈ N, are the nonzero eigenvalues of HK,Ω, listed in increasing order according to their multiplicities. We prove this formula by showing that the perturbed Krein Laplacian (i.e., the Krein–von Neumann extension of − ∆ + V defined on C ∞ 0 (Ω)) is spectrally equivalent to the buckling of a clamped plate problem, and using an abstract result of Kozlov from the mid 1980’s. Our work builds on that of Grubb in the early 1980’s, who has considered similar issues for elliptic operators in smooth domains, and shows that the question posed by Alonso and Simon in 1980 pertaining to the validity of the above Weyl asymptotic formula continues to have an affirmative answer in this nonsmooth setting. We also study certain exteriortype domains Ω = Rn \K, n ≥ 3, with K ⊂ Rn compact and vanishing
operators with Dirichlet
, 1995
"... Mathematische Annalen manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor) Positivity for equations involving polyharmonic ..."
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Mathematische Annalen manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor) Positivity for equations involving polyharmonic
Spectral Theory for . . . IN NONSMOOTH DOMAINS
, 2009
"... We study spectral properties for HK,Ω, the Krein–von Neumann extension of the perturbed Laplacian − ∆ + V defined on C ∞ 0 (Ω), where V is measurable, bounded and nonnegative, in a bounded open set Ω ⊂ Rn belonging to a class of nonsmooth domains which contains all convex domains, along with all do ..."
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We study spectral properties for HK,Ω, the Krein–von Neumann extension of the perturbed Laplacian − ∆ + V defined on C ∞ 0 (Ω), where V is measurable, bounded and nonnegative, in a bounded open set Ω ⊂ Rn belonging to a class of nonsmooth domains which contains all convex domains, along with all domains of class C1,r, r> 1/2. In particular, in the aforementioned context we establish the Weyl asymptotic formula #{j ∈ N  λK,Ω,j ≤ λ} = (2π) −n vnΩ  λ n/2 + O ` λ (n−(1/2))/2 ´ as λ → ∞, where vn = πn/2 /Γ((n/2)+1) denotes the volume of the unit ball in Rn, and λK,Ω,j, j ∈ N, are the nonzero eigenvalues of HK,Ω, listed in increasing order according to their multiplicities. We prove this formula by showing that the perturbed Krein Laplacian (i.e., the Krein–von Neumann extension of − ∆ + V defined on C ∞ 0 (Ω)) is spectrally equivalent to the buckling of a clamped plate problem, and using an abstract result of Kozlov from the mid 1980’s. Our work builds on that of Grubb in the early 1980’s, who has considered similar issues for elliptic operators in smooth domains, and shows that the question posed by Alonso and Simon in 1980 pertaining to the validity of the above Weyl asymptotic formula continues to have an affirmative answer in this nonsmooth setting. We also study certain exteriortype domains Ω = Rn \K, n ≥ 3, with K ⊂ Rn compact and vanishing
NONLINEAR QUESTIONS IN CLAMPED PLATE MODELS
"... The linear clamped plate boundary value problem is a classical model in mechanics. The underlying differential equation is elliptic and of fourth order. The latter is a peculiar feature with respect to which this equation differs from numerous equations in physics and engineering which are of secon ..."
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The linear clamped plate boundary value problem is a classical model in mechanics. The underlying differential equation is elliptic and of fourth order. The latter is a peculiar feature with respect to which this equation differs from numerous equations in physics and engineering which are of second order. Concerning the clamped plate boundary value problem, “linear questions ” may be considered as well understood. This changes completely as soon as one poses the simplest “nonlinear question”: What can be said about positivity preserving? Does a plate bend upwards when being pushed upwards? It is known that the answer is “no ” in general. However, there are many positivity issues as e.g. “almost positivity ” to be discussed. Boundary value problems for the “Willmore equation ” are nonlinear counterparts for the linear clamped plate equation. The corresponding energy functional involves curvature integrals over the unknown surface. The Willmore equation is of interest in mechanics, membrane physics and, in particular, in differential geometry. Quite far reaching results were achieved concerning closed surfaces. As for boundary value problems, by far less is known. These will be discussed in symmetric situations. This survey article reports upon joint work with A. Dall’Acqua, K. Deckelnick (Magdeburg),