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A note on non-univalent harmonic maps between surfaces

Author: Tom Y. H. Wan
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 129 (2001), 567-572
MSC (2000): Primary 58E20
Published electronically: October 10, 2000
MathSciNet review: 1800239
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We show that a decomposition theorem of Duren-Hengartner about planar harmonic maps can be generalized to give a necessary and sufficient condition for a harmonic map between smooth surfaces to be decomposable as a holomorphic map followed by a univalent harmonic embedding.

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Tom Y. H. Wan
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

Received by editor(s): May 22, 1997
Published electronically: October 10, 2000
Additional Notes: This research is partially supported by the Earmarked Grant Hong Kong and JSPS fellowship.
Communicated by: Peter Li
Article copyright: © Copyright 2000 American Mathematical Society

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