Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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A simple, direct proof of uniqueness for solutions of the Hamilton-Jacobi equations of eikonal type

Author: Hitoshi Ishii
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 100 (1987), 247-251
MSC: Primary 35F30
MathSciNet review: 884461
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Abstract: We present a new, direct proof of the uniqueness theorem for a class of Hamilton-Jacobi equations including the eikonal equation in geometric optics.

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Keywords: Hamilton-Jacobi equations, uniqueness, comparison theorems, eikonal equation
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