Stability of energy-critical nonlinear Schrodinger equations in high dimensions




Tao, Terence
Visan, Monica

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Texas State University-San Marcos, Department of Mathematics


We develop the existence, uniqueness, continuity, stability, and scattering theory for energy-critical nonlinear Schrödinger equations in dimensions n ≥ 3, for solutions which have larger, but finite, energy and large, but finite, Strichartz norms. For dimensions n ≤ 6, this theory is a standard extension of the small data well-posedness theory based on iteration in Strichartz spaces. However, in dimensions n > 6 there is an obstruction to this approach because of the subquadratic nature of the nonlinearity (which makes the derivative of the nonlinearity non-Lipschitz). We resolve this by iterating in exotic Strichartz spaces instead. The theory developed here will be applied in a subsequent paper of the second author, [21], to establish global well-posedness and scattering for the defocusing energy-critical equation for large energy data.



Local well-posedness, Uniform well-posedness, Scattering theory, Strichartz estimates


Tao, T., & Visan, M. (2005). Stability of energy-critical nonlinear Schrodinger equations in high dimensions. Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, 2005(118), pp. 1-28.


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