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Ricci-flat manifold

About: Ricci-flat manifold is a research topic. Over the lifetime, 5167 publications have been published within this topic receiving 152054 citations. The topic is also known as: Ricci-flat manifolds.

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11 Jul 2011
TL;DR: In this article, the authors introduce Semi-Riemannian and Lorenz geometries for manifold theory, including Lie groups and Covering Manifolds, as well as the Calculus of Variations.
Abstract: Manifold Theory. Tensors. Semi-Riemannian Manifolds. Semi-Riemannian Submanifolds. Riemannian and Lorenz Geometry. Special Relativity. Constructions. Symmetry and Constant Curvature. Isometries. Calculus of Variations. Homogeneous and Symmetric Spaces. General Relativity. Cosmology. Schwarzschild Geometry. Causality in Lorentz Manifolds. Fundamental Groups and Covering Manifolds. Lie Groups. Newtonian Gravitation.

3,593 citations

23 Sep 2002
TL;DR: In this paper, a review of topology, linear algebra, algebraic geometry, and differential equations is presented, along with an overview of the de Rham Theorem and its application in calculus.
Abstract: Preface.- 1 Smooth Manifolds.- 2 Smooth Maps.- 3 Tangent Vectors.- 4 Submersions, Immersions, and Embeddings.- 5 Submanifolds.- 6 Sard's Theorem.- 7 Lie Groups.- 8 Vector Fields.- 9 Integral Curves and Flows.- 10 Vector Bundles.- 11 The Cotangent Bundle.- 12 Tensors.- 13 Riemannian Metrics.- 14 Differential Forms.- 15 Orientations.- 16 Integration on Manifolds.- 17 De Rham Cohomology.- 18 The de Rham Theorem.- 19 Distributions and Foliations.- 20 The Exponential Map.- 21 Quotient Manifolds.- 22 Symplectic Manifolds.- Appendix A: Review of Topology.- Appendix B: Review of Linear Algebra.- Appendix C: Review of Calculus.- Appendix D: Review of Differential Equations.- References.- Notation Index.- Subject Index

3,051 citations

01 Jan 1984
TL;DR: The Dirichlet Heat Kernel for Regular Domains as mentioned in this paper is a heat kernel for non-compact manifolds that is based on the Laplacian on forms (LFP).
Abstract: Preface. The Laplacian. The Basic Examples. Curvature. Isoperimetric Inequalities. Eigenvalues and Kinematic Measure. The Heat Kernel for Compact Manifolds. The Dirichlet Heat Kernel for Regular Domains. The Heat Kernel for Noncompact Manifolds. Topological Perturbations with Negligible Effect. Surfaces of Constant Negative Curvature. The Selberg Trace Formula. Miscellanea. Laplacian on Forms. Bibliography. Index.

2,059 citations

08 Jan 2002
TL;DR: In this article, the authors describe a complex geometry model of Symplectic Manifolds with principal S1-bundles and Tangent Sphere Bundles, as well as a negative Xi-sectional Curvature.
Abstract: Preface * 1. Symplectic Manifolds * 2. Principal S1-bundles * 3. Contact Manifolds * 4. Associated Metrics * 5. Integral Submanifolds and Contact Transformations * 6. Sasakian and Cosymplectic Manifolds * 7. Curvature of Contact Metric Manifolds * 8. Submanifolds of Kahler and Sasakian Manifolds * 9. Tangent Bundles and Tangent Sphere Bundles * 10. Curvature Functionals and Spaces of Associated Metrics * 11. Negative Xi-sectional Curvature * 12. Complex Contact Manifolds * 13. Additional Topics in Complex Geometry * 14. 3-Sasakian Manifolds * Bibliography * Subject Index * Author Index

1,822 citations

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