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2007 The fourth-order $Q$-curvature flow on closed 3-manifolds
Shu-Cheng Chang, Chin-Tung Wu
Nagoya Math. J. 185: 1-15 (2007).

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Let the Paneitz operator $P_{0}$ be strictly positive on a closed 3-manifold $M$ with a fixed conformal class. It is proved that the solution of a fourth-order $Q$-curvature flow exists on $M$ for all time and converges smoothly to a metric of constant $Q$-curvature.

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Shu-Cheng Chang. Chin-Tung Wu. "The fourth-order $Q$-curvature flow on closed 3-manifolds." Nagoya Math. J. 185 1 - 15, 2007.

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Published: 2007
First available in Project Euclid: 23 March 2007

zbMATH: 1157.53023
MathSciNet: MR2301455

Subjects:
Primary: 53C21
Secondary: 58G03

Keywords: $Q$-curvature , $Q$-curvature flow , Harnack-type , Paneitz operator , Traceless Ricci

Rights: Copyright © 2007 Editorial Board, Nagoya Mathematical Journal

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