ON 3-DIMENSIONAL NORMAL ALMOST CONTACT METRIC MANIFOLDS SATISFYING CERTAIN CURVATURE CONDITIONS De, Uday Chand; Mondal, Abul Kalam;
The object of the present paper is to study 3-dimensional normal almost contact metric manifolds satisfying certain curvature conditions. Among others it is proved that a parallel symmetric (0, 2) tensor field in a 3-dimensional non-cosympletic normal almost contact metric manifold is a constant multiple of the associated metric tensor and there does not exist a non-zero parallel 2-form. Also we obtain some equivalent conditions on a 3-dimensional normal almost contact metric manifold and we prove that if a 3-dimensional normal almost contact metric manifold which is not a -Sasakian manifold satisfies cyclic parallel Ricci tensor, then the manifold is a manifold of constant curvature. Finally we prove the existence of such a manifold by a concrete example.
normal almost contact metric manifolds;non-cosympletic;cyclic parallel Ricci tensor;Einstein manifold;