The Ricci curvature of Diff S1SL(2,ℝ)

M. J. Bowick, A. Lahiri

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Previous calculations of the Ricci curvature for the manifold Diff(S 1)/S1 are extended to Diff(S1)/SL (2,ℝ). These manifolds are distinguished by being coadjoint orbits of Diff(S 1) which admit compatible symplectic and complex structures, making them Kähler manifolds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1979-1981
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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