# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

May  2009, 3(2): 309-317. doi: 10.3934/ipi.2009.3.309

## Unique continuation property for the elasticity with general residual stress

 1 Department of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-4350 2 Department of Mathematics, TIMS and CTS(Taipei), National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan

Received  January 2009 Revised  March 2009 Published  May 2009

We prove the unique continuation property for the isotropic elasticity system with arbitrarily large residual stress. This work improves the result obtained in [10] where the residual stress is assumed to be small.
Citation: Gunther Uhlmann, Jenn-Nan Wang. Unique continuation property for the elasticity with general residual stress. Inverse Problems & Imaging, 2009, 3 (2) : 309-317. doi: 10.3934/ipi.2009.3.309
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