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Differential Geometry: "The Bartnik-Bray outer mass of small spheres"

Dr. David Wiygul, UC Irvine

Friday, June 2, 2017
  11:10 a.m.–Noon


Location: Surge Building 268
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Category: Seminar

Description:

In 1989 Robert Bartnik proposed a definition of quasilocal mass in general relativity. The Bartnikmass is known to enjoy several attractive properties but is not straightforward to evaluate. I will talk about a first-order estimate for a natural modification of Bartnik's definition applied to small perturbations of spheres in Euclidean space. In particular I will describe an application to the small-sphere limit in time-symmetric slices.


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Additional Information: Math Seminars

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Mathematics

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