# On a variant of Korn’s inequality arising in statistical mechanics

L. Desvillettes; Cédric Villani

ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations (2002)

- Volume: 8, page 603-619
- ISSN: 1292-8119

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topDesvillettes, L., and Villani, Cédric. "On a variant of Korn’s inequality arising in statistical mechanics." ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations 8 (2002): 603-619. <http://eudml.org/doc/244703>.

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abstract = {We state and prove a Korn-like inequality for a vector field in a bounded open set of $\mathbb \{R\}^N$, satisfying a tangency boundary condition. This inequality, which is crucial in our study of the trend towards equilibrium for dilute gases, holds true if and only if the domain is not axisymmetric. We give quantitative, explicit estimates on how the departure from axisymmetry affects the constants; a Monge–Kantorovich minimization problem naturally arises in this process. Variants in the axisymmetric case are briefly discussed.},

author = {Desvillettes, L., Villani, Cédric},

journal = {ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations},

keywords = {Korn’s inequality; Boltzmann equation; Monge–Kantorovich mass transportation problem; Korn's inequality; Monge-Kantorovich mass transportation problem},

language = {eng},

pages = {603-619},

publisher = {EDP-Sciences},

title = {On a variant of Korn’s inequality arising in statistical mechanics},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/244703},

volume = {8},

year = {2002},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Desvillettes, L.

AU - Villani, Cédric

TI - On a variant of Korn’s inequality arising in statistical mechanics

JO - ESAIM: Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations

PY - 2002

PB - EDP-Sciences

VL - 8

SP - 603

EP - 619

AB - We state and prove a Korn-like inequality for a vector field in a bounded open set of $\mathbb {R}^N$, satisfying a tangency boundary condition. This inequality, which is crucial in our study of the trend towards equilibrium for dilute gases, holds true if and only if the domain is not axisymmetric. We give quantitative, explicit estimates on how the departure from axisymmetry affects the constants; a Monge–Kantorovich minimization problem naturally arises in this process. Variants in the axisymmetric case are briefly discussed.

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KW - Korn’s inequality; Boltzmann equation; Monge–Kantorovich mass transportation problem; Korn's inequality; Monge-Kantorovich mass transportation problem

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