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Author: Shmuel Agmon
Title: Lectures on exponential decay of solutions of second-order elliptic equations: bounds on eigenfunctions of $N$-body Schrödinger operators
Additional book information: Mathematical Notes, Vol. 29, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1982, 118 pp., $10.50. ISBN 0-6910-8318-5.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Percy Deift
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 12 (1985), 165-169
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