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Non-conical limit points of Kleinian groups

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Speaker: 
Michael Kapovich
Affiliation: 
University of California, Davis/MPIM
Date: 
Thu, 2018-06-07 16:30 - 17:30
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

For the purpose of this talk, a Kleinian group is a discrete group of isometries of a negatively curved symmetric space. I will prove that every  geometrically infinite Kleinian group has continuum of nonconical limit points. (This result simplifies the Beardon-Maskit criterion for geometric finiteness of Kleinian groups, allowing one to drop the boundedness condition for parabolic fixed points.) The same holds for discrete isometry groups of negatively pinched Hadamard manifolds, provided they have bounded torsion. This is a joint work with my student, Beibei Liu.

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