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The weak behavior of spherical means

Authors: Carlos E. Kenig and Peter A. Tomas
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 78 (1980), 48-50
MSC: Primary 42B15
MathSciNet review: 548082
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Abstract: C. Fefferman has shown that the disc multiplier is not bounded on $ {L^p}({{\mathbf{R}}^n}),n > 1,p \ne 2$. In contrast, C. Herz showed that, when restricted to $ {L^p}$ radial functions, it is bounded on $ {L^p}({{\mathbf{R}}^n})$ if and only if $ 2n/(n + 1) < p < 2n/(n - 1)$. We show that it is not weakly bounded for $ p = 2n/(n + 1)$ or $ p = 2n/(n - 1)$.

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Keywords: Disc multiplier on radial functions, failure of weak type estimates
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