What is Q-curvature?

S. Y.Alice Chang, Michael Eastwood, Bent Ørsted, Paul C. Yang

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

15 Scopus citations


Branson's Q-curvature is now recognized as a fundamental quantity in conformal geometry. We outline its construction and present its basic properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-125
Number of pages7
JournalActa Applicandae Mathematicae
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Jul 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Mathematics


  • Conformal
  • Curvature
  • Invariant

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'What is Q-curvature?'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this