### Exotic Structures, Homology Cobordisms and Chern-Simons Functional

GAUGE-TOPOLOGY-SYMPLECTIC

April 19, 2019 3:30 pm*Simons Center*

Abstract: An exotic structure on a smooth manifold X is another smooth manifold which is homeomorphic but not diffeomorphic to X. There are many closed 4-manifolds which admit exotic smooth...

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