The Seiberg–Witten equations and the Weinstein conjecture

  title={The Seiberg–Witten equations and the Weinstein conjecture},
  author={Clifford H. Taubes},
  journal={Geometry \& Topology},
  • C. Taubes
  • Published 2006
  • Mathematics
  • Geometry & Topology
Let M denote a compact, oriented 3–dimensional manifold and let a denote a contact 1–form on M; thus a∧da is nowhere zero. This article proves that the vector field that generates the kernel of da has a closed integral curve. 
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