Periods of morse-smale diffeomorphisms of S2

Juan Luis García Guirao, Jaume Llibre

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© Instytut Matematyczny PAN, 2008. The aim of this paper is to describe the set of periods of a Morse-Smale diffeomorphism of the two-dimensional sphere according to its homotopy class. The main tool for proving this is the Lefschetz fixed point theory.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-483
JournalColloquium Mathematicum
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008


  • Lefschetz fixed point theorem
  • Morse-Smale diffeomorphism
  • Set of periods
  • Sphere
  • Zeta function


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