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On basin of zero-solutions to a semilinear parabolic equation with Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operator

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20062006:52498

DOI: 10.1155/JIA/2006/52498

Received: 27 April 2005

Accepted: 10 July 2005

Published: 2 May 2006


We consider the basin of the zero-solution to a semilinear parabolic equation on with the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operator. Our aim is to show that the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operator contributes to enlargement of the basin by using the logarithmic Sobolev inequality.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Toyama University


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