Berger's inequality for Einstein manifolds

In mathematics — specifically, in differential topologyBerger's inequality for Einstein manifolds is the statement that any 4-dimensional Einstein manifold (Mg) has non-negative Euler characteristic χ(M) ≥ 0. The inequality is named after the French mathematician Marcel Berger.

See alsoEdit


  • Besse, Arthur L. (1987). Einstein Manifolds. Classics in Mathematics. Berlin: Springer. ISBN 3-540-74120-8.