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Riemann surfaces in complex projective spaces

Authors: Bang-yen Chen and Gerald D. Ludden
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 32 (1972), 561-566
MSC: Primary 53.20; Secondary 30.00
MathSciNet review: 0290262
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Abstract: The complex projective line and the complex quadric are the only compact Riemann surfaces in the complex projective plane with constant scalar normal curvature.

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Keywords: Complex projective space, complex quadric, scalar normal curvature, Kähler manifold, second fundamental form
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