A surface with positive curvature and positive topological entropy

Gerhard Knieper, Howard Weiss

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We construct explicit examples of closed surfaces with positive curvature whose geodesic flow has positive topological entropy. It follows that these surfaces have infinitely many hyperbolic closed geodesies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-249
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Differential Geometry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1994


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analysis
  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Geometry and Topology

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