Asian Journal of Mathematics

Volume 8 (2004)

Number 1

REAL AND COMPLEX HAMILTONIAN MECHANICS ON SOME SUBRIEMANNIAN MANIFOLDS

Pages: 137 – 160

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/AJM.2004.v8.n1.a11

Authors

OVIDIU CALIN

DER-CHEN CHANG

PETER GREINER

Abstract

We prove geodesic completeness and global conectivity for a step 2k + 2 subRiemannian manifold. Using complex Hamiltonian mechanics we also calculate some subRiemannian distances.

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