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8) by dropping the smoothness con- ditions on u, D, and GD. Chapter II Basic Properties of Harmonic, Subharmonic, and Superharmonic Functions 1. The Green Function of a Ball; The Poisson Integral B denote by ' the image of under inversion in B. That is, ' is on the ray from o through , and 1 - u 1 1 ' - X01 = 62. Let B = To simplify the notation take o = 0. 8, if u is harmonic on a neighthorbood of B, u( )= 7r b N f oB u(,)s2-1FFSI21N-I(d1)= nNSIN_, J u(7)K(7,t)IN-1(d7). 4) 17 - y l dB The function K(7, ) is harmonic on RN - (7) because GB(-, 7) is, and K(7, ) is normalized to be I at the origin.

3) so that sN-' d/ds L(u. _ +,, L(u, , s)/G(0, C) = 1, logy ifN=2 r2-N if N > 2 (I - 7I < r). 4) 7 6. Gauss Integral Theorem On the other hand since G(-, 17) is harmonic on RN - {g}, the harmonic function average property yields L(G(', g), , r) = G( , g) when R - g l ? r. 6) RN is the potential of p. We shall discuss the convergence of this integral later. It is clear however that if p(R') < + oo, the integral converges absolutely at every point not in the closed support A of p and thereby defines a con- tinuous function on RN - A.

Boundary Limit Theorem 31 is an increasing sequence (up to 1N_, null sets) with limit some function f, and the equation u = PI(B, f ) becomes in the limit u = PI(B, f ). Observation. ap, _ M. 2). av, = M. (vague convergence of signed measures on B). 15. The Fatou Boundary Limit Theorem Let B = B(0, 6) in RN. A "Stolz domain" in B with vertex C on aB is defined as the intersection of B with an open cone of revolution with vertex 1, axis of rotation the ray from C through the origin, half-angle < n/2.