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On Fast Homoclinic Solutions for Second-Order Damped Difference Equations

  • Adel DaouasEmail author
  • Ameni Guefrej
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Abstract

By means of critical point theory, we study the existence and multiplicity of homoclinic solutions of the damped second-order difference equation
$$\begin{aligned} \Delta ^{2}u(n-1)-c\Delta u(n-1)-a(n)u(n)+f(n,u(n))=0 ,\quad n\in {\mathbb {Z}}, \end{aligned}$$
where \(c>-1\) is a constant, \(a: {\mathbb {Z}}\rightarrow (0,+\infty )\) and \(f: {\mathbb {Z}}\times {\mathbb {R}}\rightarrow {\mathbb {R}}\) is continuous with respect to the second variable and satisfies some additional assumptions. The proofs of our results are based on variational methods in some weighted Hilbert space of sequences. Some recent results in the literature are extended even in the case of \(c=0\).

Keywords

Homoclinic solution Fast solution (PS) condition Mountain pass theorem Difference equations 

Mathematics Subject Classification

34C37 37J45 39A10 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.High School of Sciences and TechnologyMaPSFA Laboratory, Sousse UniversityH. SousseTunisia

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