Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry

, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp 397–422 | Cite as

On minimal immersions in Finsler space



We explore a connection between the Finslerian area functional and well-investigated Cartan functionals to prove new Bernstein theorems, uniqueness and removability results for Finsler-minimal graphs, as well as enclosure theorems and isoperimetric inequalities for minimal immersions in Finsler spaces. In addition, we establish the existence of smooth Finsler-minimal immersions spanning given extreme or graph-like boundary contours.


Finsler-minimal immersions Cartan functionals Spherical Radon transform 

Mathematics Subject Classification

44A12 49Q05 49Q10 53A35 53B40 53C60 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für MathematikRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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