|Princeton/IAS Symplectic Geometry Seminar|
|Topic:||Gromov-Witten theory of locally conformally symplectic manifolds and the Fuller index|
|Affiliation:||University of Colima|
|Date:||Thursday, February 9|
|Time/Room:||11:15am - 12:15pm/S-101|
We review the classical Fuller index which is a certain rational invariant count of closed orbits of a smooth vector field, and then explain how in the case of a Reeb vector field on a contact manifold $C$, this index can be equated to a Gromov-Witten invariant counting holomorphic tori in the locally conformally symplectic manifold $C \times S^1$. This leads us to prove a certain variant of the classical Seifert conjecture for the odd dimensional spheres.