**1. Anosov Closing Lemma.** If is a hyperbolic set for a diffeomorphism , then there exists a such that given any sufficiently small and a -pseudo-orbit in with , there is an -periodic point such that for each .

This also indicates that any Anosov diffeomorphism for which itself is hyperbolic, is Axiom A: is hyperbolic and is dense .

**2. Specification Property. **Given any there is a relaxation time such that every -spaced collection of orbit segments is -shadowed by an actual/genuine orbit. Moreover, one can choose the shadowing point to be a periodic point with period no more than .

Note that the time between the segments depends only on the quality of the approximation and not on the length of the specified segments. Bowen’s Specification Theorem says that compact topologically transitive hyperbolic sets have Specification Property. (e.g. the basic sets of the nonwandering set of Axiom A diffeomorphism)

It is proved that for a system with specification property, each invariant measure has some generic point. In this case for every continuous potential , the Lyapunov spectrum of the potential is a closed interval.

**3. Nonuniform hyperbolicity.** Assume has Holder derivative. Let be a Perron regular point. Then the stable sest is a smooth immersed disk tangent to (hence the name stable manifold). It can be generated as .

Let be the Pesin hyperbolic Block for . Then varies continuously with . In particular they have uniform size, so are the local unstable manifolds and the angle between them. The collection for a lamination over .

Let and close to . Let be small smooth disks transverse to at , similar is . For each close to , intersects each transverse in exactly one point . This induces a holonomy map

.

This is a homeomorphism between and .

Pesin theorem: the holonomy map is absolutely continuous: it maps zero Lebesgue measure subsets of to zero Lebesgue measure subsets of , so is . In words, the stable lamination is absolutely continuous.

4. Direct argument for the following fact.

Let be a diffeo on a compact manifold and be an -invariant and ergodic measure with only strictly negative Lyapunov exponents: for all . Then is carried by a periodic orbit.

For example let be a attracting periodic point. Then the average is an measure satisfying above assumption.

## Comments

In the first paragraph, I think you meant given any epsilon > 0 and an \epsilon-pseudo orbit. (you missed the “\epsilon” before ‘pseudo orbit’ as otherwise multiplying constant K does not make sense)

Nice blog~^^

Haha…Back to that question you asked some time ago…>.<

Just to clarify, your setting is, for Riemannian manifold; ergodic w.r.t. and for all the Lyapunov exponents is neigative?

If that's the right setting, then can the support even be a periodic orbit? (somehow I can only imaging the support being a fixed point)

Can we just do the following: take any two point , join them by a minimal geodesic, consider then length of the image of the geodesic as a curve from $f^n(p)$ to $f^n(q)$ by integration the length of the curve tends to as $n \rightarrow \infty$ so the distance between any two points is tending to with an contraction constant at least so diameter of the support should be .

I must have misunderstood something about your question…