Alfred Enneper (June 14, 1830, Barmen – March 24, 1885 Hanover) was a German mathematician. Enneper earned his PhD from the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in 1856, under the supervision of Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet, for his dissertation about functions with complex arguments. After his habilitation in 1859 in Göttingen, he was from 1870 on Professor (Extraordinarius) at Göttingen.
He studied minimal surfaces and parametrized Enneper's minimal surfaces in 1864. A contemporary of Karl Weierstrass, the two created a whole class of parameterizations, the Enneper–Weierstrass parameterization.
- Ernst, Thomas (2012), A Comprehensive Treatment of q-Calculus, Springer, p. 56, ISBN 9783034804318.
- Alfred Enneper at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Archives Internationales D'histoire Des Sciences, 118–119, 1987, p. 60,
Alfred Enneper (1830-1885; 1859 Dozent and 1870 associate Prof. in Goettingen). Received doctorate 1856 under Dirichlet; Thesis: "Ueber die Funktion π von Gauss mit complexem Argument"..
- Baez, John (November 1, 2013), Enneper surface, Visual Insight, American Mathematical Society.
- Kilchrist, Myla; Packard, Dave (2012), "The Weierstrass-Enneper Representations", Dynamics at the Horsetooth (PDF), 4.
|This article about a German mathematician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a German scientist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|