Dispersing billiards without focal points on surfaces are ergodic

Academic Article

Abstract

  • Billiards are considered on two-dimensional, smooth, compact Riemannian manifolds with dispersing scatterers. We prove that these billiards are ergodic if only Vetier's conditions for the absence of focal points hold. © 1989 Springer-Verlag.
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    Author List

  • Krámli A; Simányi N; Szász D
  • Start Page

  • 439
  • End Page

  • 457
  • Volume

  • 125
  • Issue

  • 3