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Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 91, Issue 1, pp 137–154 | Cite as

Hyperbolic Manifolds, Harmonic Forms, and Seiberg–Witten Invariants

  • Claude LeBrun
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Abstract

New estimates are derived concerning the behavior of self-dual harmonic 2-forms on a compact Riemannian 4-manifold with nontrivial Seiberg–Witten invariants. Applications include a vanishing theorem for certain Seiberg–Witten invariants on compact 4-manifolds of constant negative sectional curvature.

anti-self-dual Einstein Seiberg–Witten harmonic 2-form 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude LeBrun
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSUNY Stony BrookU.S.A.

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