Journal of Inequalities and Applications
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 807943, 12 pages
Research Article

Univalence of Certain Linear Operators Defined by Hypergeometric Function

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

Received 11 January 2009; Accepted 22 April 2009

Academic Editor: Vijay Gupta

Copyright © 2009 R. Aghalary and A. Ebadian. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The main object of the present paper is to investigate univalence and starlikeness of certain integral operators, which are defined here by means of hypergeometric functions. Relevant connections of the results presented here with those obtained in earlier works are also pointed out.