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Journal of Function Spaces and Applications
Volume 5 (2007), Issue 3, Pages 243-268

Trace theorems for Sobolev-Slobodeckij spaces with or without weights

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa, 585 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada

Received 1 April 2005

Academic Editor: Hans Triebel

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We prove that the well-known trace theorem for weighted Sobolev spaces holds true under minimal regularity assumptions on the domain. Using this result, we prove the existence of a bounded linear right inverse of the trace operator for Sobolev-Slobodeckij spaces Wps(Ω) when s-1/p is an integer.