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Negative ξ–sectional Curvature

  • David E. Blair
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Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 203)

Abstract

In this chapter we introduce some special directions that belong to the contact subbundle of a contact metric manifold with negative sectional curvature for plane sections containing the characteristic vector field. We also discuss in this chapter some questions concerning Anosov and conformally Anosov flows.

Keywords

Characteristic Vector Sectional Curvature Plane Section Special Direction Contact Structure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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