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The perturbation of the Seiberg–Witten equations revisited

Mikio FURUTA and Shinichiroh MATSUO

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We introduce a new class of perturbations of the Seiberg–Witten equations. Our perturbations offer flexibility in the way the Seiberg–Witten invariants are constructed and also shed a new light to LeBrun's curvature inequalities.

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J. Math. Soc. Japan Volume 68, Number 4 (2016), 1655-1668.

First available in Project Euclid: 24 October 2016

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Primary: 57R57: Applications of global analysis to structures on manifolds, Donaldson and Seiberg-Witten invariants [See also 58-XX]
Secondary: 53C21: Methods of Riemannian geometry, including PDE methods; curvature restrictions [See also 58J60]

Seiberg–Witten equations scalar curvature self-dual Weyl curvature


FURUTA, Mikio; MATSUO, Shinichiroh. The perturbation of the Seiberg–Witten equations revisited. J. Math. Soc. Japan 68 (2016), no. 4, 1655--1668. doi:10.2969/jmsj/06841655.

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