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Published April 8, 2002 | public
Journal Article

Thin films with many small cracks


We show with an example that the limiting theory as thickness goes to zero of a thin ­film with many small cracks can be three dimensional rather than two dimensional.

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© 2002 The Royal Society. Received 15 November 2000; accepted 19 March 2001; published online 4 March 2002. This work was conducted while A.B. held a position at SISSA, Trieste. A.B. is part of the CNR research project Equazioni alle derivate parziali e calcolo delle variazioni. A.B. gratefully acknowledges the hospitality of the California Institute of Technology during the completion of this work. K.B. gratefully acknowledges the partial financial support of the NSF (CMS 9457573) and AFOSR/MURI (F 49602-98-1-0433).

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