Document Type : Special Issue

Authors

1 Department of Mathematics, Faculty of basic Sciences, University of Bojnord, Bojnord, Iran

2 Department of Pure Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), 424, Hafez Ave., Tehran 15914, Iran.

10.22080/cjms.2020.18851.1514

Abstract

In this paper, the first and second variation formulas of the Sacks-Uhlenbeck bienergy functional is obtained. As an application, instability and non-existence theorems for Sacks-Uhlenbeck biharmonic maps are given.

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