Differential Geometry Seminar: Classification of gravitational instantons

Seminar | August 27 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

 Gao Chen, Institute for Advanced Study

 Department of Mathematics

A gravitational instanton is a noncompact complete hyperkähler 4-manifold with faster than quadratic curvature decay. In this talk, I will discuss the classification of gravitational instantons. This is a joint work with Xiuxiong Chen.