An open 4-manifold having no instanton

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Abstract

Taubes proved that all compact oriented Riemannian 4-manifolds admit non-flat instantons. We show that there exists a non-compact oriented complete Riemannian 4-manifold having no non-flat instanton.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-286
Number of pages36
JournalAnnals of Global Analysis and Geometry
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Geometry and Topology

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