    doi: 10.3934/era.2020075

## A coupled $p$-Laplacian elliptic system: Existence, uniqueness and asymptotic behavior

 School of Applied Science, Beijing Information Science & Technology University, Beijing 100192, China

* Corresponding author: Meiqiang Feng

Received  April 2020 Revised  June 2020 Published  July 2020

Fund Project: This work is sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (11301178) and the Beijing Natural Science Foundation of China (1163007)

We prove uniqueness, existence and asymptotic behavior of positive solutions to the system coupled by
 $p$
-Laplacian elliptic equations
 \begin{align*} \left \{ \begin{array}{l} -\Delta_p z_1 = \lambda_1 g_1(z_2)\ \ {\rm in}\ \Omega,\\ -\Delta_p z_2 = \lambda_2 g_2(z_1)\ \ {\rm in}\ \Omega,\\ z_1 = z_2 = 0\ \ {\rm on}\ \ \partial \Omega, \end{array} \right. \end{align*}
where
 $\Delta_p u = \text{div}({|\nabla u|}^{p-2}\nabla u),\ 1 , $ \lambda_1 $and $ \lambda_2 $are positive parameters, $ \Omega $is the open unit ball in $ \mathbb{R}^N,\ N\geq 2 $. Citation: Yichen Zhang, Meiqiang Feng. A coupled$ p $-Laplacian elliptic system: Existence, uniqueness and asymptotic behavior. Electronic Research Archive, doi: 10.3934/era.2020075 ##### References:   R. P. Agarwal, H. Lü and D. O'Regan, Eigenvalues and the one-dimensional$p$-Laplacian, J. Math. Anal. Appl., 266 (2002), 383-400. doi: 10.1006/jmaa.2001.7742.  Google Scholar  A. Castro, L. Sankar and R. Shivaji, Uniqueness of non-negative solutions for semipositone problems on exterior domains, J. Math. Anal. Appl., 394 (2012), 432-437. doi: 10.1016/j.jmaa.2012.04.005.  Google Scholar  K. D. Chu, D. D. Hai and R. Shivaji, Uniqueness of positive radial solutions for infinite semipositone$p$-Laplacian problems in exterior domains, J. Math. Anal. Appl., 472 (2019), 510-525. doi: 10.1016/j.jmaa.2018.11.037.  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