Isothermic submanifolds of symmetric R-spaces

Francis E Burstall, Neil M Donaldson, Franz Pedit, Ulrich Pinkall

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We extend the classical theory of isothermic surfaces in conformal 3-space, due to Bour, Christoffel, Darboux, Bianchi and others, to the more general context of submanifolds of symmetric R-spaces with essentially no loss of integrable structure.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-243
Number of pages53
JournalJournal Fur Die Reine Und Angewandte Mathematik
Issue number660
Early online date13 Apr 2011
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011


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