Differential and Integral Equations

Degree theoretic methods in the study of positive solutions for nonlinear hemivariational inequalities

Abstract

In this paper we study the existence of positive solutions for nonlinear elliptic problems driven by the $p$-Laplacian differential operator and with a nonsmooth potential (hemivariational inequalities). The hypotheses, in the case $p=2$ (semilinear problems), incorporate in our framework of analysis the so-called asymptotically linear problems. The approach is degree theoretic based on the fixed-point index for nonconvex-valued multifunctions due to Bader [3].

Article information

Source
Differential Integral Equations, Volume 19, Number 2 (2006), 223-240.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 21 December 2012