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Stable hypersurfaces with zero scalar curvature in Euclidean space

Hilário Alencar, Manfredo Carmo, and Gregório Silva Neto

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Abstract

In this paper we prove some results concerning stability of hypersurfaces in the four dimensional Euclidean space with zero scalar curvature. First we prove there is no complete stable hypersurface with zero scalar curvature, polynomial growth of integral of the mean curvature, and with the Gauss-Kronecker curvature bounded away from zero. We conclude this paper giving a sufficient condition for a regular domain to be stable in terms of the mean and the Gauss-Kronecker curvatures of the hypersurface and the radius of the smallest extrinsic ball which contains the domain.

Note

Hilário Alencar and Manfredo do Carmo were partially supported by CNPq of Brazil

Article information

Source
Ark. Mat., Volume 54, Number 2 (2016), 233-241.

Dates
Received: 25 September 2015
Revised: 23 January 2016
First available in Project Euclid: 30 January 2017

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.afm/1485802748

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1007/s11512-016-0232-8

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3546352

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1360.53016

Rights
2016 © Institut Mittag-Leffler

Citation

Alencar, Hilário; Carmo, Manfredo; Neto, Gregório Silva. Stable hypersurfaces with zero scalar curvature in Euclidean space. Ark. Mat. 54 (2016), no. 2, 233--241. doi:10.1007/s11512-016-0232-8. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.afm/1485802748


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