C-parallel Mean Curvature Vector Fields along Slant Curves in Sasakian 3-manifolds

Lee, Ji-Eun;Suh, Young-Jin;Lee, Hyun-Jin

  • Received : 2010.10.08
  • Accepted : 2011.11.23
  • Published : 2012.03.23


In this article, using the example of C. Camci([7]) we reconfirm necessary sufficient condition for a slant curve. Next, we find some necessary and sufficient conditions for a slant curve in a Sasakian 3-manifold to have: (i) a $C$-parallel mean curvature vector field; (ii) a $C$-proper mean curvature vector field (in the normal bundle).


Slant curves;Mean curvature vector fields;$C$-parallel;Sasakian manifolds


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Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea