The Weierstrass Representation Always Gives a Minimal Surface

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Bronfman Science Center, 106 18 Hoxsey St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

The Weierstrass Representation Always Gives a Minimal SurfaceRoshan Sharma '13
Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium

Abstract: We give a simple, direct proof of the easy fact about the Weierstrass Representation, namely, that it always gives a minimal surface. Most presentations include the much harder converse that every simply connected minimal surface is given by the Weierstrass Representation.

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