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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Friday, April 26, 2019
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Linde Hall 187
Construction of hypersurfaces with prescribed mean curvature
Jonathan Zhu, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University,

We will describe a joint project with X. Zhou in which min-max techniques are used to prove existence of closed hypersurfaces with prescribed mean curvature in closed Riemannian manifolds. Our min-max theory handles the case of nonzero constant mean curvature, and more recently a generic class of smooth prescription functions, without assuming a sign condition.

For more information, please contact Math Dept. by phone at 626-395-4335 or by email at mathinfo@caltech.edu.