On a Generalized Riemann-Hilbert Boundary Value Problem for Second Order Elliptic Systems in the Plane

Part of the International Society for Analysis, Applications and Computation book series (ISAA, volume 6)


As a consequence of the unique solvability of the modified Dirichlet problem in a multiply-connected domain it is possible to represent analytic functions in form of Cauchy type integrals with real density satisfying a Hölder condition on the boundary [9]. Such a representation is used in the present paper to investigate the problem
$$\frac{{{\partial ^2}w}}{{\partial {{\bar z}^2}}} + q\left( z \right)\frac{{{\partial ^2}w}}{{\partial z\partial \bar z}} + a\left( z \right)\frac{{\partial w}}{{\partial z}} + c\left( z \right)w = f\left( z \right)inD,$$
$${a_k}\left( t \right)\frac{{\partial u}}{{\partial {x^{2 - k}}\partial {y^{k - 1}}}} + {b_k}\left( t \right)\frac{{\partial v}}{{\partial {x^{2 - k}}\partial {y^{k - 1}}}} = {c_k}\left( t \right),k = 1,2{\text{ }}on{\text{ }}\Gamma {\text{,}}$$
where \(w = u + iv \in W_p^2\left( {\bar D} \right),2 < p{\text{ and }}\Gamma \equiv \partial D\).

The theory of two-dimensional singular integral equations [7] is applied here. In [1, 2] other Riemann-Hilbert problems for second and higher order elliptic systems in the plane are investigated.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Akal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematic Faculty of ScienceSouth Valley UniversityQenaEgypt

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