Non-existence of -dimensional -embedded discs in

  • Gordana Stojanovic

    Brown University, Providence, United States
  • Serge Tabachnikov

    Penn State University, University Park, United States


We prove non-existence of -smooth embeddings of -dimensional discs to such that the tangent spaces at distinct points are pairwise disjoint.

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Gordana Stojanovic, Serge Tabachnikov, Non-existence of -dimensional -embedded discs in . Comment. Math. Helv. 81 (2006), no. 4, pp. 877–882

DOI 10.4171/CMH/78