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On the gradient estimate of Cheng and Yau
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Abstract:

We improve the well-known local gradient estimate of Cheng and Yau in the case when the Ricci curvature has a negative lower bound.
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Additional Information
  • Ovidiu Munteanu
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027
  • MR Author ID: 698338
  • Email: omuntean@math.columbia.edu
  • Received by editor(s): December 28, 2010
  • Published electronically: September 1, 2011
  • Additional Notes: The author’s research was partially supported by NSF grant No. DMS-1005484
  • Communicated by: Michael Wolf
  • © Copyright 2011 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 140 (2012), 1437-1443
  • MSC (2010): Primary 53C21; Secondary 58J05
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-2011-11304-2
  • MathSciNet review: 2869128