Cheeger's splitting theorem says "Let $\left( {M_i^n,{p_i}} \right)\mathop \to \limits^{G  H} \left( {X,p} \right)$ with $Ric\left( {{M_i}} \right) \ge  \left( {n  1} \right){\varepsilon _i}$ $\left( {{\varepsilon _i} \to 0} \right)$.Suppose X has a line.Then X splits isometrically as $X \cong Y \times R$.Then proof is to construct harmonic functions ${b_i}$ on ${{M_i}}$.And prove that $$\frac{1}{{Vol\left( {{B_R}\left( p \right)} \right)}}{\int_{{B_R}\left( p \right)} {\left {\nabla {b_i}  1} \right} ^2} + {\left {Hess{b_i}} \right^2}d{\mu _i} \to 0$$ for any R>0.Then how does he prove the theorem from this integral?And for manifolds $\left( {M_i^n,{p_i}} \right)\mathop \to \limits^{G  H} \left( {X,p} \right)$,if there are harmonic functions $b_i^1,b_i^2$on ${{M_i}}$.And the following holds:$$\frac{1}{{Vol\left( {{B_R}\left( p \right)} \right)}}{\int_{{B_R}\left( p \right)} {\left {\left\langle {\nabla b_i^j,\nabla b_i^l} \right\rangle  {\delta _{j,l}}} \right} ^2} + {\left {Hess{b_i}} \right^2}d{\mu _i} \to 0$$ for j,l=1,2.Then X splits isometrically as $X \cong Y \times {R^2}$?
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