Mathematische Zeitschrift

, Volume 284, Issue 3–4, pp 1053–1071 | Cite as

Slow escaping points of quasiregular mappings



This article concerns the iteration of quasiregular mappings on \(\mathbb {R}^d\) and entire functions on \(\mathbb {C}\). It is shown that there are always points at which the iterates of a quasiregular map tend to infinity at a controlled rate. Moreover, an asymptotic rate of escape result is proved that is new even for transcendental entire functions. Let \(f:\mathbb {R}^d\rightarrow \mathbb {R}^d\) be quasiregular of transcendental type. Using novel methods of proof, we generalise results of Rippon and Stallard in complex dynamics to show that the Julia set of f contains points at which the iterates \(f^n\) tend to infinity arbitrarily slowly. We also prove that, for any large R, there is a point x with modulus approximately R such that the growth of \(|f^n(x)|\) is asymptotic to the iterated maximum modulus \(M^{n}(R,f)\).

Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary 37F10 Secondary 30C65 30D05 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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