Yutian Lei & Zhuoqun Wu
In this article we study the minimizers of the functional
on the class
where is a smooth map with Brouwer degree zero, and is greater than 2. In particular, we show that the minimizer converges to the p-harmonic map in as approaches zero.
Submitted September 2, 1999. Published February 21, 2000.
Math Subject Classifications: 35J70.
Key Words: Ginzburg-Landau functional, regularizable minimizer.
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