A lower bound for a variational model for pattern formation in shape-memory alloys
Sergio ContiThe Kohn-Müller model for the formation of domain patterns in martensitic shape-memory alloys consists in minimizing the sum of elastic, surface and boundary energy in a simplified scalar setting, with a nonconvex constraint representing the presence of different variants. Precisely, one minimizes
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Published in: Cont. Mech. Thermod. 17, pp. 469-476, 2006.