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ISRN Geometry
Volume 2013, Article ID 821429, 5 pages
Research Article

Slant Curves in the Unit Tangent Bundles of Surfaces

Institute of Mathematics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning 116024, China

Received 26 September 2013; Accepted 25 October 2013

Academic Editors: T. Friedrich and M. Pontecorvo

Copyright © 2013 Zhong Hua Hou and Lei Sun. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Let be a surface and let be the unit tangent bundle of endowed with the Sasaki metric. We know that any curve in consist of a curve in and as unit vector field along . In this paper we study the geometric properties and satisfying when is a slant geodesic.