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Hyperbolic structures from Sol


Speaker: Kenji Kozai, UC Berkeley
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Tue, Nov 3 2015, 1:10PM

Given a pseudo-Anosov homeomorphism of a surface S, we can form a fibered 3 manifold as the mapping torus of the homeomorphism. Although the manifold admits a hyperbolic structure due to Thurston's double limit theorem, there is also a natural singular Sol structure on the manifold. I will discuss how the Sol structure is related to the pseudo-Anosov homeomorphism, and describe work on recovering hyperbolic cone structures from the Sol structure.