Potential maps, Hardy spaces, and tent spaces on special Lipschitz domains

Martin Costabel, Alan McIntosh, Robert J. Taggart

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    Suppose that Ω is the open region in ℝn above a Lipschitz graph and let d denote the exterior derivative on ℝn. We construct a convolution operator T which preserves support in Ω̄, is smoothing of order 1 on the homogeneous function spaces, and is a potential map in the sense that dT is the identity on spaces of exact forms with support in Ω̄. Thus if f is exact and supported in Ω̄, then there is a potential u, given by u = Tf, of optimal regularity and supported in Ω̄, such that du = f. This has implications for the regularity in homogeneous function spaces of the de Rham complex on Ω with or without boundary conditions. The operator T is used to obtain an atomic characterisation of Hardy spaces Hp of exact forms with support in Ω̄ when n/(n + 1) < p ≤ 1. This is done via an atomic decomposition of functions in the tent spaces Tp(ℝn × ℝ+) with support in a tent T(Ω) as a sum of atoms with support away from the boundary of Ω. This new decomposition of tent spaces is useful, even for scalar valued functions.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)295-331
    Number of pages37
    JournalPublicacions Matematiques
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


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