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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 8 (1985), Issue 1, Pages 75-91

Finite propagation speed and kernels of strictly elliptic operators

Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland 44106, Ohio, USA

Received 20 September 1984

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We establish estimates of the resolvent and other related kernels and discuss Lp-theory for a class of strictly elliptic operators on Rn. The class of operators considered in the paper is of the form A0+B with the leading elliptic part A0 and a “singular” perturbation B, whose coefficients have Lp-type and are modeled after Schrödinger operators.