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Moscow Mathematical Journal

Volume 14, Issue 4, October–December 2014  pp. 669–696.

Moment-Angle Manifolds, Intersection of Quadrics and Higher Dimensional Contact Manifolds

Authors:  Yadira Barreto and Alberto Verjovsky
Author institution:Instituto de Matemáticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Unidad Cuernavaca, Av. Universidad s/n, Col. Lomas de Chamilpa, Cuernavaca, Morelos México, 62209


We construct new examples of contact manifolds in arbitrarily large dimensions. These manifolds, which we call moment-angle manifolds of mixed type, are closely related to the classical moment-angle manifolds.

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification. Primary: 53D10, 53D35; Secondary: 57R17, 53D17, 14M25.

Keywords: Moment-angle manifolds of mixed type, moment-angle manifolds, positive confoliations, Poisson and contact structures

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