Title

Convergence of the Ricci flow for metrics with indefinite Ricci curvature

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1990

Publication Title

Journal of Differential Geometry

Department

Mathematics and Computer Science

Abstract

Hamilton's Ricci flow convergence theorems generally deal with metrics whose Ricci curvature is positive semidefinite. Here, we exhibit a nontrivial class of three-dimensional Riemannian metrics with Ricci curvature of indefinite sign for which the Ricci flow converges.

ISSN

0022-040X