Stable complete minimal surfaces in \(R^3\) are planes. (English) Zbl 0442.53013


53A10 Minimal surfaces in differential geometry, surfaces with prescribed mean curvature
49Q05 Minimal surfaces and optimization
49Q20 Variational problems in a geometric measure-theoretic setting
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