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19. Let n: U -----+ S be a smooth vector bundle. Define the family hI: U -----+ U, tE[O, 1], of smooth mappings, by the formula hl(v) = tv, VE U. If rJ. ). J dadt + d(I: hiadt). We introduce the homotopy operator l:tffP(U) -----+ gp-1(U) by the formula (2. J adt. 19b) ° Let us identify S with its image in U under the zero-section. ITs = 0, since ho ass ignes to each vector vU its projection n(v). 19c) alTs=O and da=O = a=d(Ia). 46 I. Symplectic Dynamical Systems Another property of operator I is that let Is = 0.

Proof. Let exp(i{Jk)' (JkE] 0, n[, be eigenvalues of f lying in the upper halfplane, and W k = Uk + iVk be their eigenvectors, 1 ~ k ~ n. 29, exp( - i{Jk) are also eigenvalues with eigenvectors wk = Uk - iVk. 29(4)), purely imaginary, and 8 k = sign(iQ( Wb wk )) does not depend on the choice of W k in the eigenspace corresponding to exp(i{Jk). Let us normalize wk so that iQ(wk' ~~\) = 2Q(u b Vk) = 28k. k = (Jk· The eigenvalue equation ICf(w k) = exp(i{Jk)W k yields f(u k) = Uk cos {Jk Vk sin {Jk' f( vd = Uk sin {Jk + Vk cos (Jk· These give in both of the above cases the desired form of the matrix of f in the 2-dimensional symplectic subspaces of V generated by Uk' Vk.

The standard symplectic torus 'If;~ is one which is obtained if the standard basis eo = {orti' 1 ~ i ~ 2n} is taken for e. 5 (Symplectic Annulus). Let i be an additive subgroup of1R 2n generated by {orti' 1 ~ i ~ n}, and acting on 1R 2n by shifts. Let D be a non-empty open subset in 1Rn. Consider the stripe 1R" x Dc 1R" x JR" = 1R2n. The action of i leaves this stripe invariant. Supply 1Rn x D with the restriction of the standard symplectic structure nSI of 1R 2n and restrict the action to 1Rn x D, using the same notation i for this restricted action.