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Sharp Hardy-Sobolev Inequalities with General Weights and Remainder Terms

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20092009:419845

Received: 18 December 2008

Accepted: 10 August 2009

Published: 27 September 2009


We consider a class of sharp Hardy-Sobolev inequality, where the weights are functions of the distance from a surface. It is proved that the Hardy-Sobolev inequality can be successively improved by adding to the right-hand side a lower-order term with optimal weight and constant.

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, South China University of Technology


© Y. Shen and Z. Chen. 2009

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