# Enneper surface

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

An algebraic minimal surface covering a surface of revolution. Its parametric equation is

It was discovered by A. Enneper in 1864.

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[a1] | J.C.C. Nitsche, "Vorlesungen über Minimalflächen" , Springer (1975) |

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Enneper surface.

*Encyclopedia of Mathematics.*URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Enneper_surface&oldid=15167

This article was adapted from an original article by M.I. Voitsekhovskii (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article