Geodesics and deformed spheres
Authors: Abbas M. Faridi and E. L. Schucking
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 100 (1987), 522-525
MSC: Primary 58F17; Secondary 53C22, 58F07
MathSciNet review: 891157
Abstract: A simple class of deformed -spheres is given whose intrinsic geometry and geodesies are described by elementary functions. Simple, explicit conditions for closed geodesies are obtained.