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Microlocal Analysis for Differential Operators

Microlocal Analysis for Differential Operators
An Introduction

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  • Date Published: March 1994
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521449861

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  • This short introduction to microlocal analysis is presented, in the spirit of Hörmander, in the classical framework of partial differential equations. This theory has important applications in areas such as harmonic and complex analysis, and also in theoretical physics. Here Grigis and Sjöstrand emphasize the basic tools, especially the method of stationary phase, and they discuss wavefront sets, elliptic operators, local symplectic geometry, and WKB-constructions.

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    " excellent introduction to microlocal analysis for graduate students and for mathematicians who wish to understand the basic ideas of calculus with classical pseudodifferential and Fourier integral operators....The exposition yields in an elegant form almost all basic tools related to microlocal analysis and it will be very helpful for any graduate student dealing with partial differential equations and mathematical physics." Vesselin M. Petkov, Mathematical Reviews

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    Product details

    • Date Published: March 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521449861
    • length: 160 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.24kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Symbols and oscillatory integrals
    2. The method of stationary phase
    3. Pseudodifferential operators
    4. Application to elliptic operators and L2 continuity
    5. Local symplectic geometry I (Hamilton-Jacobi theory)
    6. The strictly hyperbolic Cauchy problem - construction of a parametrix
    7. The wavefront set (singular spectrum) of a distribution
    8. Propagation of singularities for operators of real principle type
    9. Local symplectic geometry II
    10. Canonical transformations of pseudodifferential operators
    11. Global theory of Fourier integral operators
    12. Spectral theory for elliptic operators

  • Authors

    Alain Grigis, Université de Paris XIII

    Johannes Sjöstrand, Université de Paris XI

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