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Embedded minimal annuli in $$\mathbb{R}^ 3$$ bounded by a pair of straight lines. (English) Zbl 0765.53004
Riemann’s minimal surface is characterized as the only minimal surface in $$\mathbb{R}^ 3$$ which contains an embedded minimal annulus bounded by two straight lines and lying in the slab between two parallel planes through these lines.
Reviewer: U.Pinkall (Berlin)

##### MSC:
 53A10 Minimal surfaces in differential geometry, surfaces with prescribed mean curvature
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