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An Orbifold Relative Index Theorem

Research paper by Carla Farsi

Indexed on: 28 Feb '07Published on: 28 Feb '07Published in: Mathematics - Differential Geometry



Abstract

In this paper we prove a relative index theorem for pairs of generalized Dirac operators on orbifolds which are the same at infinity. This generalizes to orbifolds a celebrated theorem of Gromov and Lawson.