The Concept of Fundamental Solution

  • Dorina MitreaEmail author
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)


The first explicit encounter with the notion of fundamental solution takes place in this chapter. We consider constant coefficient linear differential operators and discuss the existence of a fundamental solution for such operators based on the classical Malgrange–Ehrenpreis theorem.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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