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Complete constant Gaussian curvature surfaces in the Minkowski space and harmonic diffeomorphisms onto the hyperbolic plane

Jose A. Gálvez, Antonio Martínez, and Francisco Milán

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We complete the global classification of spacelike surfaces in the Minkowski three-space with constant Gaussian curvature in terms of harmonic diffeomorphisms onto the hyperbolic plane. A harmonic representation of them is also obtained.

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Tohoku Math. J. (2), Volume 55, Number 4 (2003), 467-476.

First available in Project Euclid: 11 April 2005

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Primary: 53C42: Immersions (minimal, prescribed curvature, tight, etc.) [See also 49Q05, 49Q10, 53A10, 57R40, 57R42]
Secondary: 53C43: Differential geometric aspects of harmonic maps [See also 58E20] 53C50: Lorentz manifolds, manifolds with indefinite metrics 58E20: Harmonic maps [See also 53C43], etc.

Gaussian curvature Weierstrass representation harmonic maps


Gálvez, Jose A.; Martínez, Antonio; Milán, Francisco. Complete constant Gaussian curvature surfaces in the Minkowski space and harmonic diffeomorphisms onto the hyperbolic plane. Tohoku Math. J. (2) 55 (2003), no. 4, 467--476. doi:10.2748/tmj/1113247124.

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