Sandwich pairs in critical point theory

Author:
Martin Schechter

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **360** (2008), 2811-2823

MSC (2000):
Primary 35J65, 58E05, 49J35

Published electronically:
January 25, 2008

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2379776

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Abstract: Since the development of the calculus of variations there has been interest in finding critical points of functionals. This was intensified by the fact that for many equations arising in practice the solutions are critical points of functionals. If a functional is semibounded, one can find a Palais-Smale (PS) sequence

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**Martin Schechter**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine, California 92697-3875

Email:
mschecht@math.uci.edu

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-08-04470-X

Keywords:
Critical point theory,
variational methods,
saddle point theory,
semilinear differential equations.

Received by editor(s):
August 14, 2005

Published electronically:
January 25, 2008

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