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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.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Prof. Neshan Wickramasekera.

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 Partial Differential Equations seminar series.

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