an:03907693
Zbl 0568.65056
Mizutani, Akira
On the inverse Sturm-Liouville problem
EN
J. Fac. Sci., Univ. Tokyo, Sect. I A 31, 319-350 (1984).
00149551
1984
j
65L15 34A55 34L99
inverse Sturm-Liouville problem; spectral characteristics; wellposedness
The problem of the determination of a function q(x) and numbers h,H\(\in R\) such that the Sturm-Liouville problem \((1)\quad y''+(\lambda - q(x))y=0,\) \(0<x<\pi\), \((2)\quad y'(0)-hy(0)=0,\) \(y'(\pi)+Hy(\pi)=0\) has given spectral characteristics \(\{\lambda_ n,\rho_ n\}^{\infty}_{n=0}\) is considered \((\lambda_ n\) is the n-th eigenvalue and \(\rho_ n=\int^{\pi}_{0}(\phi (x,\lambda_ n))^ 2dx\) where \(\phi (x,\lambda_ n)\) is the eigenfunction satisfying the initial condition \(u(0)=1\), \(u'(0)=h)\). A new proof on the theorem of \textit{I. M. Gel'fand} and \textit{B. M. Levitan} [Izv. Akad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. Mat. 15, 309-360 (1951; Zbl 0044.093)] of the solvability of the above inverse problem is presented. Moreover, it is proved that this inverse problem is well-posed, i.e. if two different spectral characteristics of two problems (1) with the same boundary conditions (2) are close in a certain sense, then the difference between the coefficients of equations is small.
T.Reginska
Zbl 0044.093