On the Mfunction and BorgMarchenko theorems for vectorvalued SturmLiouville equations
(2003) In Journal of Mathematical Physics 44(12). p.60776100 Abstract
 We will consider a vectorvalued SturmLiouville equation of the form R[U]:=(PU')(')+QU=lambdaWU, xis an element of[0,b), with P1, W, Qis an element ofL(loc)(1)([0,b))(mxm) being Hermitian and under some additional conditions on P1 and W. We give an elementary deduction of the leading order term asymptotics for the TitchmarshWeyl Mfunction corresponding to this equation. In the special case of P=W=I, Qis an element ofL(1)([0,infinity))(mxm) and the Neumann boundary conditions at 0, we will also prove that M=(1/rootlambda) (I+R) (IR)(1), where R=lim(n>infinity) Rn=Sigma(n=1)(infinity)Q(n), for recursively defined sequences {Rn} and {Q(n)}. If Qis an element ofL(loc)(1)([0,b))(mxm), 0<bless than or equal toinfinity, the... (More)
 We will consider a vectorvalued SturmLiouville equation of the form R[U]:=(PU')(')+QU=lambdaWU, xis an element of[0,b), with P1, W, Qis an element ofL(loc)(1)([0,b))(mxm) being Hermitian and under some additional conditions on P1 and W. We give an elementary deduction of the leading order term asymptotics for the TitchmarshWeyl Mfunction corresponding to this equation. In the special case of P=W=I, Qis an element ofL(1)([0,infinity))(mxm) and the Neumann boundary conditions at 0, we will also prove that M=(1/rootlambda) (I+R) (IR)(1), where R=lim(n>infinity) Rn=Sigma(n=1)(infinity)Q(n), for recursively defined sequences {Rn} and {Q(n)}. If Qis an element ofL(loc)(1)([0,b))(mxm), 0<bless than or equal toinfinity, the same formula is valid with an exponentially small error for large lambda. It is clear that expansions of this type are helpful in finding representatives of the KdV invariants. For P=W=I, we prove that the spectral measure corresponding to the equation R[U]=lambdaU uniquely determines Q as well as b and the boundary conditions at 0 and b. We finally give a new proof of a local form of the BorgMarchenko theorem (cf. Gesztesy and Simon, "On local BorgMarchenko uniqueness results," Commun. Math. Phys. 211, 273287 (2000), Chap. 3); a theorem which is due to Simon [see Simon, "A new approach to inverse spectral theory, I. fundamental formalism," Ann. Math. 150, 129 (1999)] in the scalar case. For applications to physics, it is worth mentioning that vectorvalued SturmLiouville equations appear in some problems in magnetohydrodynamics. (Less)
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 10.1063/1.1618922
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