Geometry & Topology Monographs 2 (1999), Proceedings of the Kirbyfest, paper no. 5, pages 103-111.

Nondiffeomorphic Symplectic 4-Manifolds with the same Seiberg-Witten Invariants

Ronald Fintushel, Ronald J Stern

Abstract. The goal of this paper is to demonstrate that, at least for nonsimply connected 4-manifolds, the Seiberg-Witten invariant alone does not determine diffeomorphism type within the same homeomorphism type.

Keywords. Seiberg-Witten invariants, 4-manifold, symplectic 4-manifold

AMS subject classification. Primary: 57N13. Secondary: 57MXX.

E-print: arXiv:math.SG/9811019

Submitted: 11 April 1998. (Revised: 16 October 1999.) Published: 17 November 1999.

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Ronald Fintushel, Ronald J Stern
Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA

Department of Mathematics, University of California
Irvine, California 92697, USA


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