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Marco Mazzucchelli course in contact geometry

Contact manifolds all of whose Reeb orbits are closed

May 23, 2019 03:00 PM to May 30, 2019 05:00 PM
Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística, Room 102
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Marco Mazzucchelli is doing a course on contact geometry this May in Barcelona. Click here for the course program.

Resultat d'imatges de Marco Mazzuchelli


Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística,
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
Carrer de Pau Gargallo, 14,
08028 Barcelona
Room 102


May 23rd, 24th, 28th and 30th. Friday 23 at 10am

From 15:00 to 17:00h.

Tentative program

Lecture 1 - May 23rd

Lusternik-Schnirelmann theory, geodesic flows, closed geodesics, Besse and Zoll geodesic flows.

Lecture 2 - May 24th

Spectral characterization of Zoll geodesic flows on the 2-sphere and on higher dimensional manifolds. (Atention moved to Friday at 10am)

Lecture 3 - May 28th

Besse and Zoll contact forms, spectral characterization of Besse contact convex spheres

Lecture 4 - May 30th

Spectral characterization of Besse contact 3-manifolds.