Plücker surface

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For the hypersurface parameterizing lines in 3-space, also sometimes called a Plücker surface, see Plücker coordinates.

In algebraic geometry, a Plücker surface, studied by Julius Plücker (1899), is a quartic surface in 3-dimensional projective space with a double line and 8 nodes.


For any quadric line complex, the lines of the complex in a plane envelop a quadric in the plane. A Plücker surface depends on the choice of a quadric line complex and a line, and consists of points of the quadrics associated to the planes through the chosen line.[1]