Smale’s h-cobordism theorem

Let (N,M,M) be an h-cobordism ( of smooth manifoldsMathworldPlanetmath with N (and hence M and M) simply connected, and dim(M)5. Then NM×[0,1] and M and M are diffeomorphic.

Title Smale’s h-cobordism theorem
Canonical name SmalesHcobordismTheorem
Date of creation 2013-03-22 13:57:22
Last modified on 2013-03-22 13:57:22
Owner bwebste (988)
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Numerical id 5
Author bwebste (988)
Entry type Theorem
Classification msc 57N70