# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

2011, 2011(Special): 155-162. doi: 10.3934/proc.2011.2011.155

## Time-like surfaces of prescribed anisotropic mean curvature in Minkowski space

 1 Institut für Differentialgeometrie, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Welfengarten 1, 30167 Hannover, Germany, Germany

Received  June 2010 Revised  March 2011 Published  October 2011

Solving an initial value problem for a hyperbolic system, we prove existence and uniqueness of time-like immersions of prescribed anisotropic mean curvature into Minkowski space $\mathbb{R}^(2,1)$ subject to geometric initial conditions.
Citation: Matthias Bergner, Lars Schäfer. Time-like surfaces of prescribed anisotropic mean curvature in Minkowski space. Conference Publications, 2011, 2011 (Special) : 155-162. doi: 10.3934/proc.2011.2011.155
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