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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013, Article ID 404369, 8 pages
Research Article

On the Existence of Ground State Solutions of the Periodic Discrete Coupled Nonlinear Schrödinger Lattice

1School of Mathematics and Information Science, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510006, China
2Key Laboratory of Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Sciences of Guangdong Higher Education Institutes, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510006, China

Received 1 July 2013; Accepted 6 September 2013

Academic Editor: Bo-Qing Dong

Copyright © 2013 Meihua Huang and Zhan Zhou. 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 study the existence of ground state solutions of the periodic discrete coupled nonlinear Schrödinger lattice by using the Nehari manifold approach combined with periodic approximations. We show that both of the components of the ground state solutions are not zero.