Stein fillings of cotangent bundles of surfaces

Stein fillings of cotangent bundles of surfaces

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Jeremy van Horn-Morris, University of Arkansas
IAS Room S-101

Please note special time.    I'll outline recent results with Steven Sivek classifying the Stein fillings, up to topological homotopy equivalence, of the canonical contact structure on the unit cotangent bundle of a surface. The proof begins with Li, Mak and Yasui's technology for Calabi-Yau caps.