##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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### Analysis Seminar

## D. Khavinson

#### U. South Florida

## Malmhedens theorem revisited

##### Abstract:

In 1934 Harry Malmheden discovered an elegant geometric algorithm for solving the Dirichlet problem in a ball. Although his result was rediscovered independently by Duffin 23 years later, it still does not seem to be widely known. In this talk we return to Malmheden’s theorem, give an alternative proof of the result that allows generalization to polyharmonic functions and, also, discuss applications of his theorem to geometric properties of harmonic measures in balls in $R^n$. \\ Joint work with M. Agranovsky and H. S. Shapiro.

Host: Peter Ebenfelt

### March 9, 2010

### 1:00 PM

### AP&M 7321

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