An exotic smooth structure on ℂℙ2#6ℂℙ 2

András I. Stipsicz, Zoltán Szabó

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We construct smooth 4-manifolds homeomorphic but not diffeomorphic to ℂℙ2#6ℂℙ2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalGeometry and Topology
StatePublished - May 18 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geometry and Topology


  • Exotic smooth 4-manifolds
  • Rational blow-down
  • Rational surfaces
  • Seiberg-Witten invariants


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