The topological classification of minimal surfaces in $\mathbb R^3$

Abstract

We give a complete topological classification of properly embedded minimal surfaces in Euclidian three-space.

Authors

Charles Frohman

Department of Mathematics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

William H. Meeks III

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
United States