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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 180672, 13 pages
Research Article

The Existence of Positive Solutions for Fractional Differential Equations with Sign Changing Nonlinearities

College of Sciences, Hebei University of Science and Technology, Hebei, Shijiazhuang 050018, China

Received 23 March 2012; Revised 11 June 2012; Accepted 12 June 2012

Academic Editor: Bashir Ahmad

Copyright © 2012 Weihua Jiang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We investigate the existence of at least two positive solutions to eigenvalue problems of fractional differential equations with sign changing nonlinearities in more generalized boundary conditions. Our analysis relies on the Avery-Peterson fixed point theorem in a cone. Some examples are given for the illustration of main results.