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Bifurcation of minimal surfaces in Riemannian manifolds

Authors: Jürgen Jost, Xianqing Li-Jost and Xiao Wei Peng
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 347 (1995), 51-62
MSC: Primary 58E20; Secondary 53C22, 58E10
Correction: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 349 (1997), 4689-4690.
MathSciNet review: 1270663
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Abstract: We study the bifurcation of closed minimal surfaces in Riemannian manifolds through higher order variations of the area functional and relate it to elementary catastrophes.

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Keywords: Minimal submanifolds, bifurcation
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