Screen Generic Lightlike Submanifolds

  • Burçin Doğan
  • Bayram ŞahinEmail author
  • Erol Yaşar


In this study, we introduce a new class of lightlike submanifolds for indefinite Kähler manifolds which particulary contain invariant lightlike, screen real lightlike and generic lightlike submanifolds and we call this submanifolds as screen generic lightlike submanifolds. After giving an example of a screen generic lightlike submanifold, we investigate the integrability of various distributions and prove a characterization theorem of such lightlike submanifolds in a complex space form. Then we find necessary conditions for the induced connection to be metric connection. Moreover, we investigate the existence of totally umbilical screen generic lightlike submanifolds and minimal screen generic lightlike submanifolds.


Indefinite Kähler manifold Lightlike submanifold Generic lightlike submanifold Killing horizon Minimal lightlike submanifold 

Mathematics Subject Classification

53C15 53C50 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMersin UniversityMersinTurkey
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsEge UniversityIzmirTurkey

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