Geometry & Topology

Event Information Diffeomorphisms and positive curvature
16:10 on Monday May 17, 2021
17:00 on Monday May 17, 2021
Georg Frenck

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

In this talk I will explain how to locate non-trivial rational homotopy groups of spaces of Riemannian metrics satisfying lower curvature bounds. The idea is to construct fiber bundles where the fiber supports a metric which satisfies this bound, whereas the total space does not.

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