Potential Analysis

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 97–126 | Cite as

Concentration-Compactness Principle for Moser-type Inequalities in Lorentz-Sobolev Spaces

  • Robert Černý


Let n𝜖, n ≥ 2, q ∈ (1, ) and let \({\Omega }\subset \mathbb {R}^{n}\) be an open bounded set. We study the Concentration-Compactness Principle for the embedding of the Lorentz-Sobolev space \({W_{0}^{1}}L^{n,q}({\Omega })\) into an Orlicz space corresponding to a Young function \(t\mapsto \exp (t^{q^{\prime }})-1\). The results are stated with respect to the (quasi-)norm
$$||\nabla u||_{n,q}:= ||t^{\frac{1}{n}-\frac{1}{q}}|\nabla u|^{*}(t)||_{L^{q}((0,|{\Omega}|))} \ . $$


Sobolev spaces Lorentz-Sobolev spaces Moser-Trudinger inequality Concentration-Compactness principle Sharp constants 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

46E35 46E30 26D10 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical Analysis, Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles UniversityPrague 8Czech Republic

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