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Inverting the \(p\)-harmonic operator. (English) Zbl 0869.35037
Summary: The paper is concerned with the nonhomogeneous \(p\)-harmonic equation \[ \text{div}|\nabla u|^{p-2}\nabla u=\text{div }f. \] The main object is the operator \(\mathcal H\) which carries the given vector function \(f\) into the gradient field \(\nabla u\). The natural domain of \(\mathcal H\) is the Lebesgue space \(L^q(\Omega,\mathbb{R}^n)\), where \(1/p+ 1/q=1\). We extend the operator \(\mathcal H\) to slightly larger spaces called grand \(L^q\)-spaces. Continuity of \(\mathcal H\) is used to prove existence and uniqueness results for nonhomogeneous \(n\)-harmonic type equations \(\text{div }{\mathcal A}(x,\nabla u)=\mu\), with \(\mu\) a Radon measure.

MSC:
35J60 Nonlinear elliptic equations
35R05 PDEs with low regular coefficients and/or low regular data
47J25 Iterative procedures involving nonlinear operators
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