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The Fourth-Order Q-Curvature Flow on Closed 3-Manifolds

  • Shu-Cheng Chang (a1) and Chin-Tung Wu (a2)

Abstract

Let the Paneitz operator P 0 be strictly positive on a closed 3-manifold M with a fixed conformal class. It is proved that the solution of a fourth-order Q-curvature flow exists on M for all time and converges smoothly to a metric of constant Q-curvature.

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