nLab Laplace operator

Context

Riemannian geometry

Riemannian geometry

Applications

Differential geometry

differential geometry

synthetic differential geometry

Contents

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Properties

Functional determinant and Analytic torsion

The functional determinant of Laplace operator on a given space of differential p-forms appears as factor of the analytic torsion of the given Riemannian manifold.

References

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