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Monotonicity and 1-Dimensional Symmetry for Solutions of an Elliptic System Arising in Bose–Einstein Condensation

  • Alberto FarinaEmail author
  • Nicola Soave


We study monotonicity and 1-dimensional symmetry for positive solutions with algebraic growth of the following elliptic system:
$$\left\{\begin{array}{ll} -\Delta u = -u \upsilon^2 &\quad {\rm in}\, \mathbb{R}^N\\ -\Delta \upsilon= -u^2 \upsilon &\quad {{\rm in}\, \mathbb{R}^N},\end{array}\right.$$
for every dimension \({N \geqq 2}\). In particular, we prove a Gibbons-type conjecture proposed by Berestycki et al.


Harmonic Function Linear Growth Elliptic System Einstein Condensate Entire Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LAMFA, CNRS UMR 7352, Université de Picardie Jules VerneAmiensFrance
  2. 2.Institut Camille Jordan, CNRS UMR 5208Université Claude Bernard Lyon IVilleurbanne CedexFrance
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Matematica e ApplicazioniUniversità degli Studi di Milano-BicoccaMilanoItaly
  4. 4.LAMFA, CNRS UMR 7352, Université de Picardie Jules VerneAmiensFrance

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