The Heat Kernel Proof of The Atiyah-Singer Index Theorem

Student Geometric Functional Analysis Seminar

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Speaker: Seunghun Hong, Penn State

Abstract: The proofs of the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem and the Atiyah-Patodi-Singer Index Theorem using the heat kernel were introduced in the recent Slow Pitch Seminar and the NCG Seminar. In this talk I shall try to discuss in more detail about the proof of the Atiyah-Singer Index Theorem using the heat kernel à la Getzler.


Room Reservation Information

Room Number: 315 McAllister

Date: 02/02/2010

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm