UBC Math Department Colloquium: Richard M. Schoen

  • Date: 02/16/2015
  • Time: 15:30
Richard M. Schoen, Stanford and UC Irvine

University of British Columbia


New results on the Bartnik mass


We will introduce the Bartnik mass and survey the progress toward its understanding. We will then present a new upper bound which is sharp in certain cases. It is contained in a recent joint work with C. Mantoulidis and has relevance to a conjecture of G. Gibbons.

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Location: ESB 2012 (tentative)