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Curvature, Cones, and Characteristic Numbers: A new paper by Sir Michael Atiyah and Dr. Claude LeBrun

Photo Courtesy: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Science

Photo Courtesy: Stony Brook Mathematics Department













With collaborative research started in the fall of 2011 at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, the authors study Einstein metrics on smooth compact 4-manifolds with an edge-cone singularity of specified cone angle along an embedded 2-manifold.

Download the PDF for full abstract and paper: Atiyah-Lebrun Curvature, Cones, and Characteristic Numbers