# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

November  2014, 34(11): 4719-4733. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2014.34.4719

## On some Liouville type theorems for the compressible Navier-Stokes equations

 1 Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, 1984 Mathematics Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z2, Canada 2 Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta, 632 CAB, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G1

Received  February 2013 Revised  February 2014 Published  May 2014

We prove several Liouville type results for stationary solutions of the $d$-dimensional compressible Navier-Stokes equations. In particular, we show that when the dimension $d ≥ 4$, the natural requirements $\rho \in L^{\infty} ( \mathbb{R}^d )$, $v \in \dot{H}^1 (\mathbb{R}^d)$ suffice to guarantee that the solution is trivial. For dimensions $d=2,3$, we assume the extra condition $v \in L^{\frac{3d}{d-1}}(\mathbb R^d)$. This improves a recent result of Chae [1].
Citation: Dong Li, Xinwei Yu. On some Liouville type theorems for the compressible Navier-Stokes equations. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, 2014, 34 (11) : 4719-4733. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2014.34.4719
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##### References:
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