C spectral rigidity of the ellipse

Hamid Hezari*, Steve Zelditch

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We prove that ellipses are infinitesimally spectrally rigid among C domains with the symmetries of the ellipse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1105-1132
Number of pages28
JournalAnalysis and PDE
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2012


  • Ellipses
  • Inverse spectral problems
  • Isospectral deformations
  • Spectral rigidity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics

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