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Geometric Analysis Seminar

The ambient metric and the singular Ricci flow

Ayush Khaitan (Rutgers)

Location:  Hill 705
Date & time: Tuesday, 24 October 2023 at 2:50PM - 3:50PM

Abstract: We establish a weighted version of the Fefferman-Graham ambient metric to be the natural geometric framework for studying singular Ricci flow. We also construct infinite families of fully non-linear analogues of Perelman's F and W functionals, and study their monotonicity under several natural conditions. Many of these constructions are completed using a "Ricci flow vector field" in the ambient space, which also allows us to provide short proofs of the monotonicity of Perelman's F and W functionals. 

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