Transactions of the American Mathematical Society

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Maximal functions with polynomial densities in lacunary directions

Authors: Kathryn Hare and Fulvio Ricci
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 355 (2003), 1135-1144
MSC (2000): Primary 42B25
Published electronically: October 25, 2002
MathSciNet review: 1938749
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Abstract: Given a real polynomial $p(t)$ in one variable such that $p(0)=0$, we consider the maximal operator in $\mathbb{R}^{2}$,

\begin{displaymath}M_{p}f(x_{1},x_{2})=\sup _{h>0\,,\,i,j\in \mathbb{Z}}\frac{1... ...t f\big (x_{1}-2^{i}p(t),x_{2}-2^{j}p(t)\big )\big \vert\,dt . \end{displaymath}

We prove that $M_{p}$ is bounded on $L^{q}(\mathbb{R}^{2})$ for $q>1$ with bounds that only depend on the degree of $p$.

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Kathryn Hare
Affiliation: Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1

Fulvio Ricci
Affiliation: Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza dei Cavalieri 7, 56126 Pisa, Italy

Received by editor(s): May 27, 2002
Published electronically: October 25, 2002
Additional Notes: The research of the first author was supported in part by NSERC and the Swedish Natural Sciences Research Council
Article copyright: © Copyright 2002 American Mathematical Society