Morrey’s Problem and a Conjecture of Šverák

  • Andre Guerra (University of Oxford)
Augusteum - A314 Universität Leipzig (Leipzig)


Quasiconvexity and rank-one convexity play a fundamental role in the vectorial Calculus of Variations; Morrey’s problem is to decide whether these notions coincide. In this talk we will see that to solve this problem it is sufficient to check whether all extremal rank-one convex functions are quasiconvex. We will also identify a class of such extremal functions, thus proving a conjecture made by Šverák in 1992.


Oberseminar Analysis

MPI für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften Leipzig (Leipzig) E2 10 (Leon-Lichtenstein) E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal)
Universität Leipzig (Leipzig) Augusteum - A314

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