Geometry/Physics Seminar

Title: How do Calabi-Yau manifolds degenerate?
Speaker: Valentino Tosatti
Speaker Info: Columbia
Brief Description:
Special Note:

a Calabi-Yau manifold is a compact Kahler manifold with vanishing first Chern class. Yau's solution of the Calabi Conjecture implies that Calabi-Yau manifolds admit Ricci-flat Kahler metrics, which in most cases are not explicit. We will address the problem of understanding how these Ricci-flat metrics can degenerate, when the complex structure is fixed.
Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011
Time: 4:00pm
Where: Lunt 107
Contact Person: Jesse Wolfson
Contact email: wolfson@math.northwestern.edu
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