# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

September  2016, 15(5): 1841-1856. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2016006

## Positive solutions of Kirchhoff type problem with singular and critical nonlinearities in dimension four

 1 School of Mathematics and Statistics, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China, China

Received  August 2015 Revised  April 2016 Published  July 2016

In this article, we study the existence and multiplicity of positive solutions for the Kirchhoff type problem with singular and critical nonlinearities \begin{eqnarray} \begin{cases} -\left(a+b\displaystyle\int_\Omega|\nabla u|^2dx\right)\Delta u=\mu u^{3}+\frac{\lambda}{|x|^{\beta}u^{\gamma}}, &\rm \mathrm{in}\ \ \Omega, \\ u>0, &\rm \mathrm{in}\ \ \Omega, \\ u=0, &\rm \mathrm{on}\ \ \partial\Omega, \end{cases} \end{eqnarray} where $\Omega\subset \mathbb{R}^{4}$ is a bounded smooth domain and $a, b>0$, $\lambda>0$. For all $\mu>0$ and $\gamma\in(0,1)$, $0\leq\beta < 3$, we obtain one positive solution. Particularly, we prove that this problem has at least two positive solutions for all $\mu> bS^{2}$ and $\gamma\in(0,\frac{1}{2})$, $2+2\gamma < \beta < 3$.
Citation: Rui-Qi Liu, Chun-Lei Tang, Jia-Feng Liao, Xing-Ping Wu. Positive solutions of Kirchhoff type problem with singular and critical nonlinearities in dimension four. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2016, 15 (5) : 1841-1856. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2016006
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