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Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-6826(online) ISSN 0002-9939(print)

Prescribing a Ricci tensor in a conformal class of Riemannian metrics


Author: Xingwang Xu
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 115 (1992), 455-459
MSC: Primary 53C21; Secondary 53A30, 58G30
Corrigendum: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 118 (1993), null.
MathSciNet review: 1093607
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Abstract: We show that two pointwise conformal metrics that have the same Ricci tensor must be homothetic.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1992-1093607-8
PII: S 0002-9939(1992)1093607-8
Keywords: Ricci tensor, conformal class, sectional curvature, spherically symmetric tensor, uniqueness
Article copyright: © Copyright 1992 American Mathematical Society