Minimal Surfaces with Arbitrary Topology in H^2xR

Minimal Surfaces with Arbitrary Topology in H^2xR

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Baris Coskunuzer, MIT
Fine Hall 314

In this talk, we show that any open orientable surface can be embedded in H^2xR as a complete area minimizing surface. Furthermore, we will discuss the asymptotic Plateau problem in H^2xR, and give a fairly complete solution.