Self-adjointness of two-dimensional Dirac operators on corner domains
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We investigate the self-adjointness of the two-dimensional Dirac operator D, with quantum-dot and Lorentz-scalar i-shell boundary conditions, on piecewise C2 domains (with finitely many corners). For both models, we prove the existence of a unique self-adjoint realization whose domain is included in the Sobolev space H1=2, the formal form domain of the free Dirac operator. The main part of our paper consists of a description of the domain of the adjoint operator D in terms of the domain of D and the set of harmonic functions that verify some mixed boundary conditions. Then, we give a detailed study of the problem on an infinite sector, where explicit computations can be made: we find the self-adjoint extensions for this case. The result is then translated to general domains by a coordinate transformation.