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Minimal submanifolds and lower curvature bounds I

Introductory Workshop: Modern Riemannian Geometry January 18, 2016 - January 22, 2016

January 21, 2016 (03:30 PM PST - 04:30 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Richard Schoen (University of California, Irvine)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • differential geometry

  • Riemannian geometry

  • modern geometry

  • curvature

  • curvature estimates

  • Ricci curvature

  • Ricci curvature lower bounds

  • minimal submanifold

  • second variation

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In these lectures we will discuss the role that minimal submanifolds play in the study of lower curvature bounds. The first lecture will be an introduction to the theory including existence theory and the geometry of the second variation. The second lecture will be a survey of applications especially to lower scalar and isotropic curvature bounds

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