On the Lp norm of the torsion function

M. van den Berg*, T. Kappeler

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Bounds are obtained for the Lp norm of the torsion function vΩ, i.e. the solution of −Δv=1,v∈H10(Ω), in terms of the Lebesgue measure of Ω and the principal eigenvalue λ1(Ω) of the Dirichlet Laplacian acting in L2(Ω). We show that these bounds are sharp for 1≤p≤2.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399-414
Number of pages16
JournalRicerche di Matematica
Early online date29 Jun 2018
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 29 Jun 2018


  • $$L^p$$Lpnorm
  • Dirichlet conditions
  • Finite Lebesgue measure
  • Torsion function


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