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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 143-150

Boundary value problems on the half line in the theory of colloids

1Department of Mathematical Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne 32901-6975, FL, USA
2Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Received 8 February 2002

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We present existence results for some boundary value problems defined on infinite intervals. In particular our discussion includes a problem which arises in the theory of colloids.