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, Volume 61, Issue 3, pp 511–516 | Cite as

Nonexistence of maximizers for the functional of the centroaffine Minkowski problem



The centroaffine Minkowski problem is studied, which is the critical case of the L p -Minkowski problem. It admits a variational structure that plays an important role in studying the existence of solutions. In this paper, we find that there is generally no maximizer of the corresponding functional for the centroaffine Minkowski problem.


centroaffine Minkowski problem Monge-Ampère equation variational structure Blaschke-Santaló inequality 


35J96 35J75 53A15 34C40 


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This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11401527).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsZhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhouChina

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