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New constant mean curvature surfaces. (English) Zbl 1017.53009

Authors’ abstract: We use the Dorfmeister-Pedit-Wu construction to present three new classes of immersed CMC cylinders, each of which includes surfaces with umbilics. The first class consists of cylinders with one end asymptotic to a Delaunay surface. The second class presents surfaces with a closed planar geodesic. In the third class each surface has a closed curve of points with a common tangent plane. An appendix, by the third named author, describes the DPW potentials that appear to give CMC punctured spheres with \(k\) Delaunay ends \((k\)-noids): the evidence is experimental at present. These can have both unduloidal an nodoidal ends.
Reviewer: D.Ferus (Berlin)

MSC:

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