Pictures of Mathematical Surfaces:

These pictures were made with the assistance of Louisa Winer using Mathematica, Surface Evolver and Geomview. Thanks to Rob Kusner, Ken Brakke, Bogdan Butoi, Michelle Francl and Lisa Chirlian for technical assistance. These pictures are copyrighted by Victor J. Donnay. Feel free to make copies of them but please give acknowledgements.

 

1. Schwarz P-surface. Click for a full sized picture.

 

 

 

 

2. Sphere with chaotic geodesic flow. Gotten by attaching focusing caps to the open ends of the Schwarz surface. Click for a full sized picture.

 

 

 

 

3. Four copies of the Schwarz P-surface attached together. Click for a full sized picture.

 

 

 

 

4. Torus with chaotic geodesic flow. Gotten by attaching focusing caps to the open ends of the Schwarz surface.Click for a full sized picture.