Lectures on Symplectic Manifolds (CBMS Regional Conference Series in Mathematics No. 29)

Lectures on Symplectic Manifolds (CBMS Regional Conference Series in Mathematics No. 29)

By: Alan Weinstein (author)Paperback

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The first six sections of these notes contain a description of some of the basic constructions and results on symplectic manifolds and lagrangian submanifolds. Section 7, on intersections of largrangian submanifolds, is still mostly internal to symplectic geometry, but it contains some applications to machanics and dynamical systems. Sections 8, 9, and 10 are devoted to various aspects of the quantization problem. In Section 10 there is a feedback of ideas from quantization theory into symplectic geometry itslef.

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Contents

Introduction Symplectic manifolds and lagrangian submanifolds, examples Lagrangian splittings, real and complex polarizations, Kahler manifolds Reduction, the calculus of canonical relations, intermediate polarizations Hamiltonian systems and group actions on symplectic manifolds Normal forms Lagrangian submanifolds and families of functions Intersection theory of lagrangian submanifolds Quantization on cotangent bundles Quantization and polarizations Quantizing lagrangian submanifolds and subspaces, construction of the Maslov bundle References.

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  • publication date: 15/12/1977
  • ISBN13: 9780821816790
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 48
  • ID: 9780821816790
  • weight: 91
  • ISBN10: 0821816799

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