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Differential Geometry: "New Exotic 4-manifolds via Luttinger surgery on Lefschetz fibrations"

Dr. Kadriye Nur Saglam, UC Riverside

Friday, December 1, 2017
  11:10 a.m.–Noon


Location: Surge Building 268
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Category: Seminar

Description: In this talk, we will present a new construction of symplectic 4-manifolds homeomorphic but not diffeomorphic to (2n 2k-3) CP^2#(6n 2k-3)(-CP^2) via Luttinger surgery. If time permits, we will also construct new symplectic 4-manifolds with the free group of finite rank and various other finitely generated groups as the fundamental group. This is a joint work with Anar Akhmedov.

Additional Information: Math Seminars

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Mathematics

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