Canad. Math. Bull. 51(2008), 448-459
Printed: Sep 2008
Biharmonic maps are defined as critical points of the bienergy.
Every harmonic map is a stable biharmonic map.
In this article, the stability of nonharmonic
biharmonic Legendrian submanifolds in Sasakian space forms is discussed.
biharmonic maps, Sasakian manifolds, Legendrian submanifolds
53C42 - Immersions (minimal, prescribed curvature, tight, etc.) [See also 49Q05, 49Q10, 53A10, 57R40, 57R42]
53C40 - Global submanifolds [See also 53B25]