Inserted: 21 dec 2015
Last Updated: 25 jul 2017
Journal: Ann. Ac. Sci. Fennicae
We compute a first- and second-variation formula for the area of H-rectifiable sets in the Heisenberg group along a contact flow. In particular, the formula holds for sets with locally finite H-perimeter, with no further regularity.
Keywords: Heisenberg group, Variation formulas, Contact vector fields