A Generalization of Ince’s Equation
Ridha Moussa*
University of Wisconsin, Waukesha, USA.
DOI: 10.4236/jamp.2014.213137   PDF   HTML   XML   4,417 Downloads   5,321 Views   Citations


We investigate the Hill differential equation  where A(t), B(t), and D(t) are trigonometric polynomials. We are interested in solutions that are even or odd, and have period π or semi-period π. The above equation with one of the above conditions constitutes a regular Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problem. We investigate the representation of the four Sturm-Liouville operators by infinite banded matrices.

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Moussa, R. (2014) A Generalization of Ince’s Equation. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 2, 1171-1182. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2014.213137.

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