Quaternionic geometry in dimension eight

Madsen, Thomas Bruun and Conti, Diego and Salamon, Simon (2018) Quaternionic geometry in dimension eight. In: Geometry and Physics: Volume I A Festschrift in honour of Nigel Hitchin. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198802013


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We describe the 8-dimensional Wolf spaces as cohomogeneity one SU(3)-manifolds, and discover perturbations of the quaternion kahler metric on the simply-connected 8-manifold G2/SO(4) that carry a closed fundamental 4-form but are not Einstein.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This volume contains the proceedings of the conferences held in September 2016 in Aarhus, Oxford, and Madrid to mark Nigel Hitchin's 70th birthday, and to honour his contributions to geometry and mathematical physics.
Uncontrolled Keywords: spaces of constant curvature; quaternionic Kähler manifold;
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Thomas Madsen
Date Deposited: 21 May 2020 13:59
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2021 01:15
URI: http://bear.buckingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/470

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