Journal of Geometry

, 109:3 | Cite as

A note on the formality of some contact manifolds

  • Augustin Banyaga
  • Jean Baptiste Gatsinzi
  • Fortuné Massamba


In this paper we study the formality of the total space of some circle and sphere bundles over symplectic manifolds which include some Sasakian manifolds.


Contact manifold Kähler manifold Sasakian manifold homogeneous space formality 

Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary 53C25 53D05 56P62 



We would like to thank The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) for its hospitality and support during the preparation of this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of NamibiaWindhoekNamibia
  3. 3.School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer ScienceUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalScottsvilleSouth Africa

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