Connecting trajectories of Hamiltonian flows

Symplectic geometry and topology

15 October 14:00 - 15:00

Michael Entov - Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Abstract: The talk, based on a joint work with L.Polterovich, will address the following basic question of Hamiltonian dynamics: given a (time-dependent) Hamiltonian, is there a trajectory of its flow connecting two given sets? I will discuss a new method of proving the existence of such chords, based on an old construction of Mohnke who used it at the time to prove Arnold's Chord Conjecture, and various open questions related to it.
Tobias Ekholm,
Uppsala University
Yakov Eliashberg
Stanford University
Lenhard Ng
Duke University
Ivan Smith
University of Cambridge


Tobias Ekholm


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