Non-standard contact structures on spheres and applications

Agustin Moreno, IAS
IAS - Simonyi Hall Seminar Room SH-101

In-Person and Online 

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In this talk, I will describe the construction of contact structures on higher-dimensional spheres with exotic fillability properties. These can then be implemented on more general manifolds via connected sum, yielding a host of exotic higher-dimensional contact phenomena.