DIRECTIONAL ASSOCIATED CURVES OF A NULL CURVE IN MINKOWSKI 3-SPACE

- Journal title : Bulletin of the Korean Mathematical Society
- Volume 52, Issue 1, 2015, pp.183-200
- Publisher : The Korean Mathematical Society
- DOI : 10.4134/BKMS.2015.52.1.183

Title & Authors

DIRECTIONAL ASSOCIATED CURVES OF A NULL CURVE IN MINKOWSKI 3-SPACE

Qian, Jinhua; Kim, Young Ho;

Qian, Jinhua; Kim, Young Ho;

Abstract

In this paper, we define the directional associated curve and the self-associated curve of a null curve in Minkowski 3-space. We study the properties and relations between the null curve, its directional associated curve and its self-associated curve. At the same time, by solving certain differential equations, we get the explicit representations of some null curves.

Keywords

Minkowski space;null curve;null curvature;directional associated curve;self-associated curve;

Language

English

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