Determining linear cracks by boundary measurements: Lipschitz stability

Giovanni Alessandrini, Elena Beretta, Sergio Vessella

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We consider the inverse boundary value problem of crack detection in a two-dimensional electrical conductor. We prove an estimate of Lipschitz type on the continuous dependence of an unknown linear crack from the boundary measurements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-375
Number of pages15
JournalSIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1996


  • Crack
  • Inverse boundary value problem
  • Stability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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