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Rigidity theorems for 3-manifolds with positive scalar curvature

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  • UserAndre Neves (Imperial)
  • ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 16:00-17:00
  • HouseCMS, MR15.

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A classical theorem in Geometry states that a 3-manifold with nonnegative scalar curvature having an area minimizing torus has universal cover isometric to R^3. I will talk about extensions of this result to the case where the scalar curvature is strictly positive.

This talk is part of the Geometric Analysis and Partial Differential Equations seminar series.

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