manuscripta mathematica

, Volume 68, Issue 1, pp 209–214

Comparison theory for Riccati equations

  • J. -H. Eschenburg
  • E. Heintze
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02568760

Cite this article as:
Eschenburg, J.H. & Heintze, E. Manuscripta Math (1990) 68: 209. doi:10.1007/BF02568760

Abstract

We give a short new proof for the comparison theory of the matrix valued Riccati equationB′+B2+R=0 with singular initial values. Applications to Riemannian geometry are briefly indicated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. -H. Eschenburg
    • 1
  • E. Heintze
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für MathematikAugsburg