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34, for every j |λj (a) − λj (b)| = 1 1 |νj (α) − νj (β)| ≤ 2 α − β 2 c c 30 ∞ ≤K a−b H1 (68) and (17) follows by the mean value theorem because µΠV f (v(µ, w) + w) has bounded derivatives on bounded sets. Proof of (47). By the asymptotic formula (61) min |ωj+1 (µ, w) − ωj (µ, w)| ≥ j≥1 K 1 1 − > c j 2c if j > K/2c, uniformly in µ ∈ [µ1 , µ2 ], w ∈ BR . 34). Each mj > 0 because all the eigenvalues λj are simple. References [1] P. Acquistapace, Soluzioni periodiche di un’equazione iperbolica non lineare, Boll.

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30). Since p, ρ are positive and belong to H 3 , if a ∈ H 1 then q, α ∈ H 1 . π Integrating by parts | 0 cos(2jξ)(q + α) dξ| ≤ q + α H 1 /j and so νj = j 2 + 1 π π 0 (q + α) dξ + rj , |rj | ≤ C j for some C := C ( q + α H 1 ). Dividing by c2 and using the inverse Liouville change of variable we obtain the formula for the eigenvalues λj (a) of (65) √ π π Q ρ j2 a 1 1 C λj (a) = 2 + (67) √ dx + √ dx + rj (a), |rj (a)| ≤ c πc 0 p πc 0 ρp j for some C(ρ, p, a H 1 ) > 0. Formula (55) follows for a(x) = −µΠV f (v(µ, w) +w)(x) and some algebra.