Faddeev Model in Higher Dimensions

GEOMETRIC PDE SEMINAR
Topic:Faddeev Model in Higher Dimensions
Speaker:Fengbo Hang
Affiliation:Courant Institute and Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Thursday, November 6
Time/Room:1:30pm - 3:30pm/S-101

We will discuss topological information carried by weakly differentiable maps and its applications in an existence theory for absolute minimizers of the Faddeev knot energies in higher dimensions.