, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 553–570 | Cite as

Sobolev type inequalities for rearrangement invariant spaces

  • Guillermo P. CurberaEmail author
  • Werner J. Ricker


In the setting of rearrangement invariant spaces, optimal Sobolev inequalities (via the gradient) are well understood. By means of an alternative functional, we obtain new Sobolev inequalities which are finer than (and not necessarily equivalent to) the ones mentioned above.


Sobolev inequality Rearrangement invariant space 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

46E35 46E30 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facultad de MatemáticasUniversidad de SevillaSevilleSpain
  2. 2.Math.-Geogr. FakultätKatholische Universität Eichstätt-IngolstadtEichstättGermany

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