# Questions tagged [floer-homology]

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A very fluffy question in which I'm ignorant of homology/cohomology, grading etc:
The open-closed and closed-open string maps relating the symplectic (co)homology and Hochschild (co)homology of the ...

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In the construction of Floer homology, one shows a formula that connects the Maslov index/ Conley–Zehnder index $\mu$ with the dimension of the moduli spaces of connecting gradient flow lines: $$\dim \...

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Consider a $1$-periodic Hamiltonian $H:S^{1}\times M\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ defined on a compact symplectic manifold $M$. Let's suppose $M$ is nice enough so that we can develop Floer theory on it. ...

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Recently I have been reading on Morse Homology. Suppose we have a compact manifold $M$ and a smooth function $f:M \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ and a Morse vector field $X$ such that we can do Morse ...

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When developing floer theory for an Hamiltonian $H:M\times S^{1}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ we will want $H$ to satisfy a non-degenerancy condition, that is, for every $x\in \mathcal{P}(H)$, a periodic ...

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Assume $(Y, \alpha)$ has an exact Liouville filling, i.e. there exists $(W, d\lambda)$ with $Y=\partial W, \alpha=\lambda|_{Y}$.
Then for two different exact Liouville fillings $(W_1,d\lambda_1), (W_2,...

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I am moving the first steps into Lagrangian Floer theory and I am trying to understand the construction, as in the original paper, for the field $\mathbb{Z}_2$ (no orientations) and $\pi_2(P,L) = 0$.
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Recently, I have been trying to a construction of a gluing map regarding the Lagrangian Floer Homology of two fibers in the cotangent bundle $T^*M$ of a manifold , in order to prove that the map $\...

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In Floer Homology we want to prove that the Moduli spaces $\mathcal{M}(x^{-},x^{+})$ are finite dimensional manifolds. This is done by expressing them as the zero set of a Fredholm map. First one ...

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I'm trying to understand the space of flat connections of the trivial $\mathrm{SU}(2)$-bundle over a closed, oriented homology three-sphere (for the purpose of understanding the instanton Floer ...

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In the paper by A. Abbondadolo and M.Schwarz, "On the Floer homology of cotangent bundles" arXiv link, to prove the desired isomorphism between the Floer homology and the Morse homology of ...

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In the paper by A. Abbondadolo and M.Schwarz, "On the Floer homology of cotangent bundles" arXiv link, to prove the desired isomorphism between the Floer homology and the Morse homology of ...

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I am reading the paper "On the Floer homology of cotangent bundles", (arXiv link) , by Abbondandolo and Schwarz and in page $35$ to define the isomorphism between the Morse complex and the ...

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I'm trying to find out the motivations that led V. Arnold to formulate his famous conjecture (I guess theorem by now) in the following form:
Let $(M,\omega)$ be a closed symplectic manifold (add ...

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Recently I have been trying to get a grip on transversality results in Floer homology. That is suppose we the section $\partial_{J,H}: W^{1,p}(u^*(TM))\rightarrow L^{p}(u^*(TM))$ and we want to prove ...

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Let $(M,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold.
I'm trying to show that a compact subset $K\subset M$ is $1$-superheavy [1, Definition 1.3] where $1=PD([M])$ is the unit in $QH^0(M)$.
My question is: How ...

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Let $(M,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold and let $H$ a Hamiltonian function. If $M$ is not closed we consider $H$ to be linear at infinity to ensure that $HF^*(H)$ is well-defined (I'm particularly ...

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Consider $(M,\omega)$ a symplectic manifold and $J$ a compatible almost complex structure. For me it's well known that if we consider 2 solutions $u,v:\mathbb{R}\times S^1\rightarrow M$ of Floer's ...

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Following Salamon's Notes in Floer Homology , consider the Floer equation
$$\mathcal{F}(u):=\partial_su+J_t(\partial_tu+\nabla H_t(u))=0$$
Then we can write in local coordinates
$$\mathcal \Phi_u^{-1}(...

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In the papers
The periodic Floer homology of a Dehn twist,
Rounding corners of polygons and the embedded contact homology of $T^3$,
and Combinatorial embedded contact homology for toric contact ...

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I have been reading the paper "Coherent orientations for periodic orbits problems in symplectic geometry" by Floer and Hofer, trying to understand how we can orient the moduli spaces that ...

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I have been reading Denis Aurox lecture notes on Fukaya Categories https://arxiv.org/pdf/1301.7056.pdf , and in page $9$ he starts to discuss the compactness properties of the moduli spaces and how we ...

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I have been reading Salamon's lecture notes on Floer homology, and to compute the Fredholm index of operators they use the fact that the spectral flow of $A(s)$ is the Fredholm index. Now in the proof ...

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I'm looking for some help in understanding the PSS isomorphism map in the context of Hamiltonian Floer cohomology and Morse cohomology with universal Novikov coefficients $\Lambda_{\omega}$ (à la ...

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In Salamon's notes on Floer homology, it's claimed that under some non-degenerancy assumptions the operator $$D:= \partial_s+J_0\partial_t+S(s,t): W^{1,p}(\mathbb{R}\times S^1,\mathbb{R}^{2n})\...

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Following the paper https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0408280.pdf I have been interested in studying the case of solutions $x:[0,1] \rightarrow T^*M$ such that $x(0)\in T_{q_0}^*M$ and $x(1)\in T_{q_1}^*M$ ...

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Consider an exact isotopy $\phi_t$ of $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^n$ such that $\phi_1(\mathbb{R}\mathbb{P}^n)\pitchfork \mathbb{R}\mathbb{P}^n$. When trying to compute the Lagrangian Floer cohomology of $(\...

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When defining lagrangian floer cohomology , as it's done in the paper "Floer cohomology of lagrangian Intersections and pseudo holomorphic disks I,II" we will need to look into the ...

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Reading the paper "Floer Cohomology of Lagrangian intersections" the authors construct a map $f: \mathbb{R}^n \times [0,2^N]\rightarrow \mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^n$ such that $f(\tau,0)=f(\tau,2^...

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In the paper Floer cohomology of lagrangian intersections and pseudo-holomorphic disks in page $1009$ the authors claim that a map $w:D^2\rightarrow S^2$ with $w|_{\partial D^2}\subset L$, where $L$ ...

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Reading the paper Floer cohomology of Lagrangian intersecitons and pseudo-holomorphic discks 2, in page $1004$ the authors want to prove that the linearization of $\bar \partial_J$ is surjective for ...

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Following the paper "Floer cohomology of lagrangian intersections and Pseudo-Holomoprhic discks 2" by OH, it is mentioned that $\mathbb{R}\mathbb{P}^n$ is monotone in $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^n$...

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Let's take a Riemann surface $\Sigma$ and three Lagrangians $L_0,L_1,L_2$ in general position. let's assume that we can set up Lagrangian Floer (co)homology - Here I'm being vague because I don't want ...

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I am reading the book "Morse theory and Floer Homology" by Michele Audin and Mihai Damian. Now I am reading the proof of the following theorem.
Link to the statement of the theorem
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I'm looking for a clarification of a construction done in Seidel's Symplectic Floer Homology of a Dehn twist: I don't get why his choice of almost complex structure on $\Sigma$ is a valid one for ...

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In the following paper https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0408280.pdf there is created an isomorphism between the Floer Homology of an hamiltonian functional $H$ in the cotangent bundle and the the Morse ...

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Following the notation of the book "Lagrangian intersection Floer theory anomaly and obstruction" suppose we have that our symplectic manifold is a cotangent bundle $T^*M$ with the canonical ...

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I started reading the book "Lagrangian intersection Floer theory anomaly and obstruction", and there are a couple of details and assumptions in the definition of the Novikov covering that I ...

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Consider $T^*S^1$ as symplectic manifold, with hamiltonian function $H(x,y) = y^2$ (y is the fiber direction, I know this is morse bott but it can be perturbed). consider the set of maps $u: \Sigma \...

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The Embedded Contact Homology (ECH), introduced by M. Hutchings, is an invariant of (contact) three-manifolds. Since its introduction, well-known conjectures in symplectic/contact topology in ...

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I'm very new to this subject, so apologies for a very naive question and probably many mistakes. Let $M$ be some compact sympletic manifold with $L_0,L_1$ Lagrangian submanifolds which intersects ...

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Let $(M,\lambda)$ be a Liouville manifold. Consider two different contact boundaries $\partial_{\infty}^1M$ and $\partial_{\infty}^2M$ with respect to the same Liouville flow $Z$. Each of them ...

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I have a basic question about the Heegaard diagrams involved in providing a framework
for calculation of Floer-Homology of three-manifolds.
Typically such diagrams look like Figure 1 and Figure 2 here ...

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I'm reading Paul Seidel's book "Fukaya Categories and Picard-Lefschetz Theory", chapter 12, and I'm currently trying to understand the differential on Floer cohomology in terms of ...

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I am a young postdoc working in symplectic topology.
Recently I became intrigued by Floer homotopy, especially after seeing it had been applied to classical questions in symplectic topology. (e.g. ...

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Suppose $E$ is a $SU(2)$-bundle over a closed three manifold $M$ and $S$ is the spinor bundle over $M$. Also assume $D_{A(t)}:\Gamma(S\otimes_{\mathbb c} E)\to \Gamma(S\otimes_{\mathbb c} E)$ is a ...

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I'm trying to get some intuition for the Conley-Zehnder index in the setting of Floer homology of a symplectomorphism $\phi : (M,\omega) \to (M,\omega)$. Let's assume that $\phi$ only has non-...

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Is there any reference in the literature about results regarding symplectic field theory (SFT) compactness for a neck-stretch in the context of Floer homology of a symplectomorphism $\phi \colon (M,\...

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I need some clarification about the reason why we have a sphere bubbling off in the situation described by Seidel in The Symplectic Floer Homology of a Dehn Twist.
I’ll try to summarize to the best ...

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Let $(X,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold and $L\subset X$ be a Lagrangian subspace.
Let $\mu_L:H_2(X,L;\mathbb{Z})\to \mathbb{Z}$ be the Maslov index
homomorphism.
Usual hypothesis
Recall that $L$...