On the essential self-adjointness of the general second order elliptic operators

Author:
I. M. Oleinik

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **127** (1999), 889-900

MSC (1991):
Primary 58G03; Secondary 35J10

MathSciNet review:
1468201

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Abstract: In this paper, we give sufficient conditions for the essential self-adjointness of second order elliptic operators. It turns out that these conditions coincide with those for the Schrödinger operator on a manifold whose metric essentially depends on the principal coefficients of a given operator.

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**I. M. Oleinik**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Address at time of publication:
PCI Services, Inc., 30 Winter Street, 12th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Email:
oleinik@neu.edu, igoro@pciwiz.com

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-99-04551-7

Received by editor(s):
May 20, 1996

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
June 4, 1997

Communicated by:
Christopher D. Sogge

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© Copyright 1999
American Mathematical Society