simple closed curve

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Synonyms for simple closed curve

a closed curve that does not intersect itself


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The only closed indecomposable 1-dimensional integral currents are those which consist of integration around a simple closed curve.
The theorem we prove was conjectured by Globevnik and Stout, who proved in the paper [GS2] the result in the case that [gamma] is a simple closed curve.
Smaller radii yield simple closed curves somewhat resembling those for Example 2.
Recent application of knot theory in fields such as polymer chemistry have made it more important to consider knots of a certain thickness rather than the usual volumeless simple closed curves.
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