Einstein metrics and exotic smooth structures

Masashi Ishida

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We prove new existence theorems of 4-manifolds admitting infinitely manydistinct smooth structures for which no Einstein metric exists.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-348
Number of pages22
JournalPacific Journal of Mathematics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Aug


  • Einstein metrics
  • Seiberg-Witten invariants
  • Smooth structures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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