Monthly Archives: November 2011

Why is d^2=0 in ECH?

Today, upon request, I gave a talk in the student Floer theory seminar on why d^2=0 in ECH.  The detailed proof is contained in a pair of joint papers with Cliff Taubes entitled “Gluing pseudoholomorphic curves along branched covered cylinders … Continue reading

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Proof of the Arnold chord conjecture in three dimensions II

My paper with Cliff Taubes, “Proof of the Arnold chord conjecture in three dimensions II”, is finally finished, and should appear on the arXiv shortly.  In “Proof of the Arnold chord conjecture in three dimensions I”, we deduced the chord … Continue reading

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