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RICHMOND SURFACE

Herbert William Richmond (1863-1948): British mathematician. |

Cartesian parametrization:
(where ). Rational algebraic surface. |

The Richmond surface of order *n* is the minimal surface obtained by taking in the Weierstrass parametrization of a minimal surface: .

Richmond surface of order 4

The Richmond surface of order 0 (that corresponds to ) is none other than the catenoid.

Compare to the Enneper surface, another minimal surface.

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© Robert FERRÉOL
2017