Abstract:This paper is a study of second order nonhomogeneous differential systems involving a parameter with boundary conditions specified at two points. By means of a polar coordinate transformation for this system, the existence of eigenvalues is established. The results of this study extend those of Max Mason in that selfadjointness of the problem is not necessary to insure a solution.
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- © Copyright 1975 American Mathematical Society
- Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (1975), 271-278
- MSC: Primary 34B05
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1975-0402156-9
- MathSciNet review: 0402156