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Some classification of surfaces of revolution in Minkowski 3-space

Research paper by Miekyung Choi, Young Ho Kim, Dae Won Yoon

Indexed on: 09 Apr '13Published on: 09 Apr '13Published in: Journal of Geometry



Abstract

We study the surfaces of revolution with the non-degenerate second fundamental form in Minkowski 3-space. In particular, we investigate the surfaces of revolution satisfying an equation in terms of the position vector field and the 2nd-Laplacian in Minkowski 3-space. As a result, we give some new examples of the surfaces of revolution with light-like axis in Minkowski 3-space.