Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 190, Issue 1, pp 77–90 | Cite as

A test for the existence of exceptional points in the Faddeev scattering problem



Exceptional points are values of the spectral parameter for which the homogeneous Faddeev scattering problem has a nontrivial solution. We formulate a criterion for existence of exceptional points that belong to a given path. For this, we use measurements at the endpoints of the path. We also study the existence or absence of exceptional points for small perturbations of conductive potentials of arbitrary shape and show that problems with absorbing potentials do not have exceptional points in a neighborhood of the origin.


exceptional point Faddeev Green’s function conductive potential 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsAveiro UniversityAveiroPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of North CarolinaCharlotteUSA

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