An evolution of minimal surfaces with Plateau condition

Chang, Kung-ching; Liu, Jia-quan
February 2004
Calculus of Variations & Partial Differential Equations;Feb2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p117
Academic Journal
In this paper, we continue our study on the heat flow for the minimal surface with Plateau boundary condition in. The aim in introducing the heat flow is to establish the Morse theory, the minimax methods for minimal surfaces spanned by a curve G. In contrast with the previous paper, now we are concerned with minimal surfaces in a compact Riemannian manifold N rather than that in the Euclidean space.


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