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Weinstein Handlebodies for Compliments of Smoothed Toric Divisors

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  • UserAngela Wu (University College London)
  • ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 16:00-17:00
  • HouseMR13.

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A Weinstein domain is a symplectic manifold with convex contact type boundary which can be described by a set of symplectic handles and their attaching information. Thus, Weinstein handlebodies are a neat topological and diagrammatic way to study certain symplectic manifolds. In this talk, I will introduce Weinstein domains and their handle structures and demonstrate with an example an algorithm for constructing the Weinstein handlebodies of the complement of a smoothed toric divisor. This is joint work with Bahar Acu, Orsola Capovilla-Searle, Agnes Gadbled, Aleksandra Marinković, Emmy Murphy, and Laura Starkston.

This talk is part of the Junior Geometry Seminar series.

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