Positive solutions for asymptotically periodic Kirchhoff-type equations with critical growth

Document Type: Research Paper


School of Mathematics and Statistics‎, ‎Central South University‎, ‎Changsha‎, ‎410083 Hunan‎, ‎P‎. ‎R‎. ‎China.


In this paper‎, ‎we consider the following Kirchhoff-type equations‎:
‎$-‎\left(a+b\int_{\mathbb{R}^{3}}|\nabla u|^{2}\right)\Delta u+V(x) u=\lambda$ $f(x,u)+u^{5}‎, ‎\quad \mbox{in }\mathbb{R}^{3},$
‎$u(x)>0‎, ‎\quad \mbox{in }\mathbb{R}^{3},$
‎$u\in H^{1}(\mathbb{R}^{3})‎ ,‎$ ‎
‎‎‎where $a,b>0$ are constants and $\lambda$ is a positive parameter‎. ‎The aim of this paper is to study the existence of positive solutions for Kirchhoff-type equations with a nonlinearity in the critical growth under some suitable assumptions on $V(x)$ and $f(x,u)$‎. ‎Recent results from the literature are improved and extended.


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Volume 43, Issue 1
January and February 2017
Pages 147-161
  • Receive Date: 08 May 2015
  • Revise Date: 10 September 2015
  • Accept Date: 22 October 2015