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A note on the cohomological below $1/4$-pinching theorem

Author: Zizhou Tang
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 130 (2002), 577-578
MSC (2000): Primary 53C20; Secondary 57R19
Published electronically: May 7, 2001
MathSciNet review: 1862139
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By making use of a theorem of Toda, we establish a sharper version of the below $1/4$-pinching theorem of Abresch and Meyer.

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Zizhou Tang
Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, People’s Republic of China

PII: S 0002-9939(01)06070-1
Keywords: Pinching constant, rank-one symmetric spaces, cohomology rings
Received by editor(s): October 14, 1999
Received by editor(s) in revised form: June 19, 2000
Published electronically: May 7, 2001
Additional Notes: The author’s research was partially supported by the Hong Kong Qiu-Shi Foundation (1998), the Outstanding Youth Foundation of NSF in China (No.19925103) and the Education Foundation of Tsinghua University, as well as the Grants-in-Aid for Science Research of the Japanese Ministry of Education (No.09440039).
Communicated by: Wolfgang Ziller
Article copyright: © Copyright 2001 American Mathematical Society