# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

2012, 19: 77-85. doi: 10.3934/era.2012.19.77

## Upper bounds for Steklov eigenvalues on surfaces

 1 Laboratoire de Mathématiques (LAMA), Université de Savoie campus scientifique, 73376 Le Bourget-du-Lac, France 2 Département de Mathématiques et de Statistique, Université de Montréal, C. P. 6128, Succ. Centre-ville, Montréal, Québec, H3C 3J7, Canada

Received  March 2012 Published  August 2012

We give explicit isoperimetric upper bounds for all Steklov eigenvalues of a compact orientable surface with boundary, in terms of the genus, the length of the boundary, and the number of boundary components. Our estimates generalize a recent result of Fraser-Schoen, as well as the classical inequalites obtained by Hersch-Payne-Schiffer, whose approach is used in the present paper.
Citation: Alexandre Girouard, Iosif Polterovich. Upper bounds for Steklov eigenvalues on surfaces. Electronic Research Announcements, 2012, 19: 77-85. doi: 10.3934/era.2012.19.77
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