Noncompact surfaces are packable

  • G. Brock Williams


We show that every noncompact Riemann surface of finite type supports a circle packing. This extends earlier work of Robert Brooks [6] and Phil Bowers and Ken Stephenson [3, 4], who showed that the packable surfaces are dense in moduli space.


Riemann Surface Fundamental Domain Finite Type Circle Packing Closed Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Brock Williams
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsTexas Tech University LUBBOCKUSA

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