1. CMB 2016 (vol 59 pp. 575)
||Cohomogeneity One Randers Metrics|
An action of a Lie group $G$ on a smooth manifold $M$ is called
cohomogeneity one if the orbit space $M/G$ is of dimension $1$.
A Finsler metric $F$ on $M$ is called invariant if $F$ is
invariant under the action of $G$. In this paper,
we study invariant
Randers metrics on cohomogeneity one manifolds. We first give a
sufficient and necessary condition for the existence of invariant
Randers metrics on cohomogeneity one manifolds. Then we obtain
some results on invariant Killing vector fields on the
cohomogeneity one manifolds and use that to deduce some
sufficient and necessary condition for a cohomogeneity one
Randers metric to be Einstein.
Keywords:cohomogeneity one actions, normal geodesics, invariant vector fields, Randers metrics
2. CMB 2013 (vol 57 pp. 870)
||A Short Note on Short Pants|
It is a theorem of Bers that any closed hyperbolic surface admits a pants decomposition consisting of curves of bounded length where the bound only depends on the topology of the surface. The question of the quantification of the optimal constants has been well studied and the best upper bounds to date are linear in genus, a theorem of Buser and SeppÃ¤lÃ¤. The goal of this note is to give a short proof of a linear upper bound which slightly improve the best known bound.
Keywords:hyperbolic surfaces, geodesics, pants decompositions
Categories:30F10, 32G15, 53C22
3. CMB 2012 (vol 57 pp. 209)
4. CMB 2012 (vol 57 pp. 194)
5. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 870)
||Left Invariant Einstein-Randers Metrics on Compact Lie Groups|
In this paper we study left invariant Einstein-Randers metrics on compact Lie
groups. First, we give a method to construct left invariant non-Riemannian Einstein-Randers metrics
on a compact Lie group, using the Zermelo navigation data.
Then we prove that this gives a complete classification of left invariant Einstein-Randers metrics on compact simple
Lie groups with the underlying Riemannian metric naturally reductive.
Further, we completely determine the identity component of the group of
isometries for this type of metrics on simple groups. Finally, we study some
geometric properties of such metrics. In particular, we give the formulae of geodesics and flag curvature
of such metrics.
Keywords:Einstein-Randers metric, compact Lie groups, geodesic, flag curvature
Categories:17B20, 22E46, 53C12
6. CMB 2011 (vol 54 pp. 396)
||Parabolic Geodesics in Sasakian $3$-Manifolds|
We give explicit parametrizations for all
parabolic geodesics in 3-dimensional Sasakian space forms.
Keywords:parabolic geodesics, pseudo-Hermitian geometry, Sasakian manifolds
7. CMB 2005 (vol 48 pp. 340)
||Short Geodesics of Unitaries in the $L^2$ Metric |
Let $\M$ be a type II$_1$ von Neumann algebra, $\tau$ a trace in $\M$,
and $\l2$ the GNS Hilbert space of $\tau$. We regard the unitary group
$U_\M$ as a subset of $\l2$ and characterize the shortest smooth
curves joining two fixed unitaries in the $L^2$ metric. As a
consequence of this we obtain that $U_\M$, though a complete (metric)
topological group, is not an embedded riemannian submanifold of $\l2$
Keywords:unitary group, short geodesics, infinite dimensional riemannian manifolds.
Categories:46L51, 58B10, 58B25