Inventiones mathematicae

, Volume 192, Issue 1, pp 55–69

W2,1 regularity for solutions of the Monge–Ampère equation


DOI: 10.1007/s00222-012-0405-4

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De Philippis, G. & Figalli, A. Invent. math. (2013) 192: 55. doi:10.1007/s00222-012-0405-4


In this paper we prove that a strictly convex Alexandrov solution u of the Monge–Ampère equation, with right-hand side bounded away from zero and infinity, is \(W^{2,1}_{\mathrm{loc}}\). This is obtained by showing higher integrability a priori estimates for D2u, namely D2uLlogkL for any k∈ℕ.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scuola Normale SuperiorePisaItaly
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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