Embedded minimal surfaces, exotic spheres, and manifolds with positive Ricci curvature W Meeks III, L Simon, ST Yau Annals of Mathematics, 621-659, 1982 | 347 | 1982 |

The topology of complete minimal surfaces of finite total Gaussian curvature LP Jorge, WH Meeks III Topology 22 (2), 203-221, 1983 | 331 | 1983 |

The strong halfspace theorem for minimal surfaces D Hoffman, WH Meeks Inventiones mathematicae 101 (1), 373-377, 1990 | 297 | 1990 |

Topology of three dimensional manifolds and the embedding problems in minimal surface theory WH Meeks, ST Yau Annals of Mathematics 112 (3), 441-484, 1980 | 266 | 1980 |

The existence of embedded minimal surfaces and the problem of uniqueness WW Meeks, ST Yau Mathematische Zeitschrift 179 (2), 151-168, 1982 | 241 | 1982 |

The classical Plateau problem and the topology of three-dimensional manifolds: the embedding of the solution given by Douglas-Morrey and an analytic proof of Dehn's Lemma WH Meeks III, ST Yau Topology 21 (4), 409-442, 1982 | 232 | 1982 |

The uniqueness of the helicoid WH Meeks III, H Rosenberg Annals of mathematics, 727-758, 2005 | 194 | 2005 |

Finite group actions on 3-manifolds WH Meeks, P Scott Inventiones mathematicae 86 (2), 287-346, 1986 | 191 | 1986 |

Embedded minimal surfaces of finite topology D Hoffman, WH Meeks III Annals of Mathematics, 1-34, 1990 | 173 | 1990 |

The topology and geometry of embedded surfaces of constant mean curvature WH Meeks III Journal of differential geometry 27 (3), 539-552, 1988 | 156 | 1988 |

A complete embedded minimal surface in with genus one and three ends DA Hoffman, W Meeks III Journal of differential geometry 21 (1), 109-127, 1985 | 148 | 1985 |

Constant mean curvature surfaces in hyperbolic space NJ Korevaar, R Kusner, WH Meeks, B Solomon American Journal of Mathematics 114 (1), 1-43, 1992 | 125 | 1992 |

The classical theory of minimal surfaces W Meeks III, J Pérez Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society 48 (3), 325-407, 2011 | 124 | 2011 |

The theory of triply periodic minimal surfaces WH Meeks III Indiana University Mathematics Journal, 877-936, 1990 | 120 | 1990 |

The geometry of periodic minimal surfaces WH Meeks III, H Rosenberg Comment. Math. Helvetici 68, 538-578, 1993 | 108 | 1993 |

The theory of minimal surfaces in M x R WH Meeks, H Rosenberg Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici 80 (4), 811-858, 2005 | 102 | 2005 |

The equivariant Dehn's lemma and loop theorem WH Meeks, ST Yau Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici 56 (1), 225-239, 1981 | 102 | 1981 |

Constant mean curvature surfaces in metric Lie groups WH Meeks III, J Pérez Geometric Analysis 570, 25-110, 2012 | 98 | 2012 |

The global theory of doubly periodic minimal surfaces WH Meeks, H Rosenberg Inventiones mathematicae 97 (2), 351-379, 1989 | 90 | 1989 |

The classification of complete minimal surfaces in R3 with total curvature greater than− 8π WH Meeks III Duke Mathematical Journal 48 (3), 523-535, 1981 | 83 | 1981 |