Mathematical Notes

, Volume 77, Issue 5–6, pp 606–613 | Cite as

Asymptotic Behavior of the Eigenvalues of the Schrodinger Operator with Transversal Potential in a Weakly Curved Infinite Cylinder

  • V. V. Grushin


In this paper, we derive sufficient conditions for the existence of an eigenvalue for the Laplace and the Schrodinger operators with transversal potential for homogeneous Dirichlet boundary conditions in a tube, i.e., in a curved and twisted infinite cylinder. For tubes with small curvature and small internal torsion, we derive an asymptotic formula for the eigenvalue of the problem. We show that, under certain relations between the curvature and the internal torsion of the tube, the above operators possess no discrete spectrum.

Key words

Schrodiger equation in nanotubes spectral problem transversal potential locally perturbed boundary value problem 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Grushin
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  1. 1.Moscow State Institute for Electronics and MathematicsMoscowRussia

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