Mimi Tsuruga (FU Berlin)

2010/04/30, 17:00

BMS Lounge, TU Berlin, MA 212

A Killing vector field is a vector field on a Riemannian manifold that preserves the metric. We will go through some basic concepts in differential geometry including Riemannian metric, isometries, and Lie derivatives, and note some nice properties of Killing fields.