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High energy harmonic maps and degeneration of minimal surfaces

  title={High energy harmonic maps and degeneration of minimal surfaces},
  author={Charles Ouyang},
  journal={arXiv: Differential Geometry},
  • Charles Ouyang
  • Published 15 October 2019
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Differential Geometry
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