Notes on Interpolation Inequalities
© J.-G. Dong and T.-J. Xiao. 2011
Received: 3 October 2010
Accepted: 16 November 2010
Published: 1 December 2010
An easy proof of the John-Nirenberg inequality is provided by merely using the Calderón-Zygmund decomposition. Moreover, an interpolation inequality is presented with the help of the John-Nirenberg inequality.
It is well known that various interpolation inequalities play an important role in the study of operational equations, partial differential equations, and variation problems (see, e.g., [1–6]). So, it is an issue worthy of deep investigation.
Recall that is the set consisting of all locally integrable functions on such that , which is a Banach space endowed with the norm . It is clear that any bounded function on is in , but the converse is not true. On the other hand, the BMO space is regarded as a natural substitute for in many studies. One of the important features of the space is the John-Nirenberg inequality. There are several versions of its proof; see, for example, [2, 7–9]. Stimulated by these works, we give, in this paper, an easy proof of the John-Nirenberg inequality by using the Calderón-Zygmund decomposition only. Moreover, with the help of this inequality, an interpolation inequality is showed for and BMO norms.
2. Results and Proofs
Lemma 2.1 (John-Nirenberg inequality).
This completes the proof.
- (2)There exists a gap in the proof of the John-Nirenberg inequality given in . Actually, for a decreasing function , the following estimate:
Hence, the proof is complete.
The authors would like to thank the referees for helpful comments and suggestions. The work was supported partly by the NSF of China (11071042) and the Research Fund for Shanghai Key Laboratory for Contemporary Applied Mathematics (08DZ2271900).
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