# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

September  2002, 1(3): 417-431. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2002.1.417

## On existence and concentration behavior of ground state solutions for a class of problems with critical growth

 1 Departamento de Matematica, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, 58100-907 Campina Grande-PB, Brazil 2 Departamento de Matematica e Estatistica, Universidade Federal da Paraiba,58109-970, Brazil

Received  September 2001 Revised  February 2002 Published  June 2002

In this paper, we study the existence and the concentration behavior of ground state for the problem

$-h^2\Delta u+V(z)u=\lambda u^q+u^{2^{ *} -1,\mathbb R^N$

$u(z)>0\quad$ for all $z\in \mathbb R^N \qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad\qquad (P_{h})$

where $h, \lambda >0$, 1<$q$ <$2^{ * -1$ $=\frac{N+2}{N-2}$, $N\geq 3$ and $V: \mathbb R^N\to \mathbb R$ is a positive function such that

0< $i nf_{z\in\mathbb R^N}V(z)$< $limi nf_{|z| \rightarrow \infty}V(z)=V_{\infty}.$

Citation: Claudianor Oliveira Alves, M. A.S. Souto. On existence and concentration behavior of ground state solutions for a class of problems with critical growth. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2002, 1 (3) : 417-431. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2002.1.417
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