A splitting theorem for manifolds of almost nonnegative Ricci curvature

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Abstract

Cheeger and Gromoll proved that a closed Riemannian manifold of nonnegative Ricci curvature is, up to a finite cover, diffeomorphic to a direct product of a simply connected manifold and a torus. In this paper, we extend this theorem to manifolds of almost nonnegative Ricci curvature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)373-385
Number of pages13
JournalAnnals of Global Analysis and Geometry
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 1993

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Nonnegative Curvature
Ricci Curvature
Direct Product
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Riemannian Manifold
Torus
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Closed

Keywords

  • Manifolds of almost nonnegative Ricci curvature
  • MSC 1991: 53C20
  • splitting

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

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A splitting theorem for manifolds of almost nonnegative Ricci curvature. / Cai, MingLiang.

In: Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry, Vol. 11, No. 4, 01.11.1993, p. 373-385.

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