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can u help me in solving this,or at least Give me a hint

Applications to Schwarz reflection principle ; Show that there is no non-constant holomorphic function in the unit disc which is real- valued on the unit circle.

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- May 26th 2010, 10:47 AMraedSchwarz reflection principle
Hi for all

can u help me in solving this,or at least Give me a hint

Applications to Schwarz reflection principle ; Show that there is no non-constant holomorphic function in the unit disc which is real- valued on the unit circle.

Thanks - May 26th 2010, 11:34 AMOpalg
Transfer the holomorphic function f from the unit disc to the upper half-plane by the conformal map (so that f(z) becomes F(w)). The boundary of the disc (the unit circle) gets transformed to the real axis in the w-plane, and you can then use the Schwarz principle to conclude that F is constant and hence so is f.

- May 26th 2010, 12:06 PMraedThanks alot