Mathematische Annalen

, Volume 331, Issue 3, pp 611–629

Strong unique continuation for the Lamé system with Lipschitz coefficients


  • Ching-Lung Lin
    • Department of MathematicsNational Chung Cheng University
    • Department of MathematicsNational Taiwan University

DOI: 10.1007/s00208-004-0597-z

Cite this article as:
Lin, C. & Wang, J. Math. Ann. (2005) 331: 611. doi:10.1007/s00208-004-0597-z


In this paper we prove the strong unique continuation property for a Lamé system with Lipschitz coefficients in the plane. The proof relies on reducing the Lamé system to a first order elliptic system and suitable Carleman estimates with polynomial weights.

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