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Existence of solution for a partial differential inclusion in \(\pmb {{\mathbb {R}}}^{\varvec{N}}\) with steep potential well

  • Claudianor O. Alves
  • José V. A. Gonçalves
  • Jefferson A. SantosEmail author
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Abstract

In this work, we study the existence of nontrivial solutions for the following class of partial differential inclusion problem:
$$\begin{aligned} -\Delta u+\left( 1+\lambda V(x)\right) u\in \partial _t F(x,u) \quad \text {in} \quad \mathbb {R}^N, \qquad \quad (P_\lambda ) \end{aligned}$$
where \(N\ge 1\), \(\lambda >0\), V is a continuous function verifying some conditions and \(\partial _t F(x,u)\) is the generalized gradient of F(xt) with respect to t. Assuming that F(xt) is a mensurable function for each \(t\in \mathbb {R}\) and locally Lipschitzian for each \(x\in \mathbb {R}^N\), we have applied variational methods for locally Lipschitz functionals to get a solution for \((P_\lambda )\) when \(\lambda \) is large enough.

Keywords

Orlicz–Sobolev spaces Discontinuous nonlinearity 

Mathematics Subject Classification

35A15 35J25 34A36 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudianor O. Alves
    • 1
  • José V. A. Gonçalves
    • 2
  • Jefferson A. Santos
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Unidade Acadêmica de MatemáticaUniversidade Federal de Campina GrandeCampina GrandeBrazil
  2. 2.Departamento de MatemáticaUniversidade de BrasíliaBrasíliaBrazil

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