Tangential flatness and global rigidity

of higher rank lattice actions

Author:
Nantian Qian

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **349** (1997), 657-673

MSC (1991):
Primary 22E40, 58E40

MathSciNet review:
1401783

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Abstract: We establish the continuous tangential flatness for orientable

weakly Cartan actions of higher rank lattices. As a corollary, we obtain the global rigidity of Anosov Cartan actions.

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**Nantian Qian**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Yale University, P.O. Box 208283, New Haven, Connecticut 06520

Email:
qian@math.yale.edu

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-97-01857-6

Keywords:
Rigidity of group actions,
Lie groups,
dynamical systems

Received by editor(s):
December 13, 1994

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American Mathematical Society