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Classification and rigidity of self-shrinkers in the mean curvature flow

Haizhong LI and Yong WEI

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In this paper, we first use the method of Colding and Minicozzi II [7] to show that K. Smoczyk's classification theorem [25] for complete self-shrinkers in higher codimension also holds under a weaker condition. Then as an application, we give some rigidity results for self-shrinkers in arbitrary codimension.

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J. Math. Soc. Japan, Volume 66, Number 3 (2014), 709-734.

First available in Project Euclid: 24 July 2014

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Primary: 53C42: Immersions (minimal, prescribed curvature, tight, etc.) [See also 49Q05, 49Q10, 53A10, 57R40, 57R42]
Secondary: 53C44: Geometric evolution equations (mean curvature flow, Ricci flow, etc.)

self-shrinker rigidity mean curvature flow


LI, Haizhong; WEI, Yong. Classification and rigidity of self-shrinkers in the mean curvature flow. J. Math. Soc. Japan 66 (2014), no. 3, 709--734. doi:10.2969/jmsj/06630709.

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