Backwards uniqueness for the Ricci Flow

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In this paper, we prove a backwards uniqueness theorem for solutions to the Ricci flow. A particular consequence is that the isometry group of a solution cannot expand within the lifetime of the solution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4064-4097
Number of pages34
JournalInternational Mathematics Research Notices
Issue number21
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Mathematics


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