We study the question of existence of a Riemannian metric of positive scalar curvature metric on manifolds with the Sullivan–Baas singularities. The manifolds we consider are and simply connected. We prove an analogue of the Gromov–Lawson Conjecture for such manifolds in the case of particular type of singularities. We give an affirmative answer when such manifolds with singularities accept a metric of positive scalar curvature in terms of the index of the Dirac operator valued in the corresponding “–theories with singularities”. The key ideas are based on the construction due to Stolz, some stable homotopy theory, and the index theory for the Dirac operator applied to the manifolds with singularities. As a side-product we compute homotopy types of the corresponding classifying spectra.
Boris Botvinnik. "Manifolds with singularities accepting a metric of positive scalar curvature." Geom. Topol. 5 (2) 683 - 718, 2001. https://doi.org/10.2140/gt.2001.5.683