Symplectic homology for cobordisms

Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
10:45am to 11:45am
Symplectic homology for a Liouville cobordism (possibly filled at the negative end) generalizes simultaneously the symplectic homology of Liouville domains and the Rabinowitz-Floer homology of their boundaries. I intend to explain a conceptual framework within which one can understand it, and give a sample application which shows how it can be used in order to obstruct cobordisms between contact manifolds. Based on joint work with Kai Cieliebak and Peter Albers. 
Alexandru Oancea
IMJ-PRG, France
Event Location: 
IAS Room S-101