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Self-dual manifolds, twistors, and hyperbolic monopoles

Antrittsvorlesung, 20.11.12

Kurzbeschreibung

The original twistor construction of Roger Penrose provided an algebro-geometric description of self-dual 4-manifolds. In the intervening years, there are appeared twistorial descriptions of many other differential-geometric objects. A particularly nice class of self-dual Einstein metrics has been constructed by Hitchin. These metrics have relations with several areas of mathematics: Poncelet polyogons, Painlevé equations, isomonodronomic deformations and, mysteriously, hyperbolic monopoles. It turns out that this last relation is a consequence of a new type of geometry on the moduli space of hyperbolic monopoles. This geometry leads then to a construction which provides many new examples of self-dual manifolds.

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Prof. Dr. Roger Bielawski

Veranstalter

FakultĂ€t fĂŒr Mathematik und Physik

Termin

Dienstag, 20. November 2012, 17:15 bis 19:00 Uhr

Ort

HauptgebÀude (GebÀude 1101, Kleiner Physikhörsaal (F342))
Welfengarten 1, 30167 Hannover

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