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A family of maximal surfaces in Lorentz-Minkowski three-space


Authors: Young Wook Kim and Seong-Deog Yang
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 134 (2006), 3379-3390
MSC (2000): Primary 53A10, 53C50
Published electronically: May 8, 2006
MathSciNet review: 2231923
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Abstract: We prove the existence of an infinite family of complete spacelike maximal surfaces with singularities in Lorentz-Minkowski three-space and study their properties. These surfaces are distinguished by their number of handles and have two elliptic catenoidal ends.


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Young Wook Kim
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Korea University, Seoul 136-713, Korea
Email: ywkim@korea.ac.kr

Seong-Deog Yang
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Korea University, Seoul 136-713, Korea
Email: sdyang@korea.ac.kr

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-06-08543-1
PII: S 0002-9939(06)08543-1
Keywords: Lorentz-Minkowski space, spacelike maximal surface, elliptic catenoidal ends
Received by editor(s): April 18, 2005
Received by editor(s) in revised form: May 23, 2005
Published electronically: May 8, 2006
Communicated by: Richard A. Wentworth
Article copyright: © Copyright 2006 American Mathematical Society
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