Mathematische Zeitschrift

, Volume 268, Issue 3–4, pp 725–751 | Cite as

Embedding into manifolds with torsion

  • Diego Conti


We introduce a class of special geometries associated to the choice of a differential graded algebra contained in \({\Lambda^*\mathbb{R}^n}\). We generalize some known embedding results, that effectively characterize the real analytic Riemannian manifolds that can be realized as submanifolds of a Riemannian manifold with special holonomy, to this more general context. In particular, we consider the case of hypersurfaces inside nearly-Kähler and α-Einstein–Sasaki manifolds, proving that the corresponding evolution equations always admit a solution in the real analytic case.


Embedding Special geometries Cartan–Kähler 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

53C25 58A15 53C38 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e ApplicazioniUniversità di Milano BicoccaMilanoItaly

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