A new proof of Yamabe's theorem
Hartmut Schwetlick and Michael Struwe
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Submission date: 01. Mar. 2001
published in: Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik, 562 (2003), p. 59-100
with the following different title: Convergence of the Yamabe flow for "large'' energies
By means of the scalar curvature (or Yamabe) flow a new, unified, and concise proof of the Yamabe theorem is given, avoiding the use of the positive mass theorem.