# Questions tagged [coherent-sheaves]

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### Does direct image via proper map preserve coherence of unbounded complexes?

As for the title, I'm considering a proper map $f : X \rightarrow Y$ of Noetherian schemes and I'm trying to understand whether the direct image $Rf_{\ast} : D_{qc}(X) \rightarrow D_{qc}(Y)$ sends the ...

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### Organizing mirror pairs

At a maximally vague and naive level, mirror symmetry asks the following question: given a complex manifold $(X, I)$, is there a symplectic manifold $(M, \omega)$ and an equivalence between the ...

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### Serre's theorem on global generations on stacks

Let $X$ be a quasi-projective scheme, the followings are quite useful.
Every coherent sheaf is globally generated after tensoring with a suitable line bundle.
Every coherent sheaf has trivial ...

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### Correct reference for a proposition in a paper of Kapranov-Vasserot

In the paper "Kleinian singularities, derived categories and Hall algebras" Math. Ann. 316 (2000) of Kapranov-Vasserot, the authors write in page 569 that the complex $\mathcal{L}'$ (defined in p.568) ...

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### Reference request: Singular curves

I'm interested in coherent sheaves on a singular curve.(For example, global dimension, Serre duality, Riemann-Roch's theorem for singular curves,etc....)
I find treatment of it only in Hartshorn's ...

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### Bass theorem on non-affine scheme

A famous theorem of Bass tells that over a noetherian ring $A$, with $\operatorname{Spec}(A)$ connected, every projective module of infinite type is free.
Now, consider a connected noetherian scheme $...

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### A question on the proof of $D^b(coh(X))\simeq D^b_{coh}(Qcoh(X))$

Proposition 3.5 of "Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry" by Huybrechts claims that the is an equivalence of categories
$$
D^b(coh(X))\overset{\sim}{\to} D^b_{coh}(Qcoh(X))
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where $D^b(coh(...

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### Do we have $D^b_{coh}(X)\simeq D^b(coh(X))$ for a compact complex manifold $X$?

Let $X$ be a compact complex manifold and $\mathcal{O}_X$ be the structure sheaf of holomorphic functions. We call a sheaf of $\mathcal{O}_X$-module $\mathcal{F}$ coherent if it satisfies the ...

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### Does the sheaf $\mathcal{O}^*$ on a complex manifold have an acyclic cover?

Let $X$ be a complex manifold and let $\mathcal{O}^*$ be the sheaf nonvanishing holomorphic functions on it. Does it have an acyclic cover? That is, a cover for which all open sets and all ...

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### Chern classes of torsion-free sheaves

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety and $Z$ a closed subvariety of co-dimension $k$. The first $k-1$ chern classes of the ideal sheaf of $Z$ vanishes and the $k$-th chern class is given by ...

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### Injectivity of pullback composed with pushforward

Let $\phi:X \to Y$ be a projective/proper, birational morphism between complex algebraic varieties, with connected fibers and $\phi_*\mathcal{O}_X \cong \mathcal{O}_Y$. Suppose further that $X$ is a ...

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### Grothendieck-Verdier duality without the noetherian condition

The Grothendieck-Verdier duality:
$$
Rf_*\big(R\mathcal{H}\textit{om}_X^\bullet(\mathcal{E}^\bullet,f^!\mathcal{F}^\bullet)\big) \cong R\mathcal{H}\textit{om}^\bullet_Y(Rf_*\mathcal{E}^\bullet,\...

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### Devissage lemma (Mumford's & Oda's AG II)

This question is part II of my proof reading of Lemma of devissage
from Mumford's & Oda's Algebraic Geometry II, findable on page 81; Theorem 6.12:
Theorem 6.12 (“Lemma of devissage”). Let $K$...

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### Coherent cohomological dimension and affine morphisms

For simplicity, all varieties in this question are quasiprojective varieties over an algebraically closed field of characteristic $0$.
The coherent cohomological dimension $cd(X)$ of a variety $X$ is ...

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### Gluing for derived category of coherent sheaves

Let $X$ be a scheme and assume $X=U \cup V$ for two affine schemes $U_0$ and $U_1$. If $\mathcal F'$ and $\mathcal F''$ are some (coherent) sheaves on $U$ and $V$ respectively such that $\mathcal F'|_{...

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### Derived category of coherent sheaves with a codimension $\geq$ 1 support

Let $X$ be some smooth algebraic variety. I would like to understand the relation between the following two categories:
$D^b_{cd,1}\text{Coh}(X) \subset D^b\text{Coh}(X)$: the full subcategory of the ...

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### Push-forward of flat module under a finite, flat morphism

Let $f:X \to Y$ be a finite, faithfully flat morphism of noetherian, affine $\mathbb{C}$-schemes. One can assume $Y$ is non-singular. Let $A$ be a local artinian $\mathbb{C}$-algebra and $f_A:X_A \to ...

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### Direct image functor commuting with infinite direct sum of sheaves

Normally I would think this kind of question doesn't belong on overflow, but I haven't been able to find an answer anywhere else, so perhaps it is not so trivial.
Let $f: X \rightarrow Y$ be a ...

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### Glueing modules over $\{x\}\times \operatorname{Spec} R$

Let $k$ be a field and $(C,\mathcal{O}_C)$ be a smooth geometrically irreducible projective curve over $k$ of function field $k(C)$ and let $x$ be a closed point on it. From Laszlo-Beauville's lemma, ...

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### Progress on Bondal–Orlov derived equivalence conjecture

In their 1995 paper, Bondal and Orlov posed the following conjecture:
If two smooth $n$-dimensional varieties $X$ and $Y$ are related by a flop, then their bounded derived categories of coherent ...

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### Which complexes of coherent sheaves are dual to perfect ones?

Let $X$ be a Noetherian scheme that is not Gorenstein but possesses a dualizing complex $D$ of coherent sheaves. Then (if I understand these matters and the answer to the question Characterization of ...

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### Normal Cones for Complex Spaces

Suppose $U\subset\mathbb C^n$ is an open subset and $f_1,\ldots,f_k$ are analytic functions on it, generating the coherent ideal sheaf $\mathcal I$ which defines a closed complex subspace $Z\...

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### When is a locally bounded complex of sheaves globally bounded

Let $X,Y$ be projective varieties over $\mathbb{C}$ with $Y$ smooth. Suppose $\mathcal{F} \in D(X \times Y)$, the unbounded derived category of coherent sheaves on $X \times Y$. Suppose further that ...

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### Locally ringed space with noetherian stalks and a non-coherent structural sheaf

I am looking for a locally ringed space the stalks of which are noetherian and such that the structural sheaf is not coherent over itself. Can you provide me an example of this?
Notice that one may ...

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### Cohomology of real analytic coherent sheaves

Let $M$ be a real analytic variety
(if someone is concerned about distinction between
"real analytic spaces" and "real analytic varieties"
in real analytic geometry, let's assume that $M$
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### A sheaf for factorization

Let $R$ be a commutative ring with $1$ and let $X$ be the space of connected componens of $Spec (R) $ with Zariski topology ( The boolean spectrum of $R $ )and let for each $x\in X$ there exists a ...

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### Is this construction with stacks a blow-up?

Let $X$ be the stack of rank $1$ degree $b$ coherent sheaves $E$ with torsion of length at most 1 on an elliptic curve $C$. Let $Y$ be the stack of pairs $E^{'} \subset E$ such that $E \in X$ and $E/E^...

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### Atlas for a stack of sheaves of rank 1 with torsion

I would like to construct an atlas for the stack of sheaves E of rank 1 and degree b on an elliptic curve C such that E has torsion of length at most 1. Am I allowed to fix both the determinant L of ...

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### Segre embedding and Hilbert polynomial of coherent sheaves

Let $X \subset \mathbb{P}^n$ and $Y \subset \mathbb{P}^m$ be smooth, projective subvarieties, $F$ and $G$ coherent, torsion-free, sheaves on $X$ and $Y$ with Hilbert polynomials $P_{F}$ and $P_G$, ...

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### Semicontinuity of cohomology of torsion-free sheaves restricted to divisors

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety, $\mathcal{E}$ a torsion-free coherent sheaf on $X$ and $\mathfrak{d}$ a linear system of divisors in $X$.
I would like to show (at least when $X$ is a surface) ...

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### A non-rational variety with a full exceptional collection?

Does there exist a smooth non-rational projective variety whose bounded derived category of coherent sheaves admits a full exceptional collection? I could not find any examples in the literature (for ...

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### Generators of unbounded derived categories of (quasi-)coherent sheaves

An object $T$ in a triangulated category $\mathcal{D}$ is called a generator if $T^\perp=0$, which means that for any nonzero $X$ in $\mathcal{D}$, there are $i\in\mathbb{Z}$ and a nonzero morphism $T[...

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### Gluing finitely presented quasi coherent sheaves

Let $X$ be a quasi-compact, separated scheme, and $\{\text{Spec}(A_i)\subset X\}_{i=1,\ldots, n}$ a finite affine open cover.
Suppose a quasi-coherent $\mathcal{O}_X$-module $\mathcal{F}$ is such ...

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### Proper mapping theorem

Let $Z\to X$ be a closed immersion of schemes. Assume $\mathcal{O}_Z$ and $\mathcal{O}_X$ both are coherent sheaves of $\mathcal{O}_Z$, resp. $\mathcal{O}_X$-modules.
In particular, the coherent ...

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### Question about Corollary II.5.18 in Hartshorne

Corollary II.5.18 in Hartshorne says that if X is a projective scheme over a Noetherian ring, then any coherent sheaf on X is a quotient of a finite direct sum of twisted structure sheaves. The ...

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### Singularities of reflexive sheaves

I am studying reflexive sheaves (on $\mathbb{P}^3$) by the Hartshorne's paper ''Stable reflexive sheaves''. As far I understood, reflexive sheaves fail to be locally free at a finite number of points (...

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### Question on condition for a sheaf to be locally free in Orlov 2004

In "Triangulated Categories of Singularities and D-Branes in Landau-Ginzburg Models", Orlov twice mentions the following criterion for a sheaf $P_1$ to be locally free:
If for all closed points $t:x ...

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### Is the relative moduli space of semi-stable sheaves on families of curves fine

Let $\pi:X \to B$ be a family of smooth, projective curves. Fix coprime integers $r,d$. Denote by $\mathcal{M}(r,d)$ the relative moduli functor corresponding to rank $r$, degree $d$, semi-stable ...

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### Pushforward maps for cohomology of coherent sheaves

Let $X$ be a smooth projective algebraic variety over a field $k$, of dimension $n$, and let $Z$ be a smooth closed subvariety of dimension $m$, with $i: Z \hookrightarrow X$ the inclusion map.
For ...

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### Obstruction to lifting coherent sheaves on discrete valuation ring

Let $R$ be a discrete valuation ring with algebraically closed residue field $k$. Let $K:=\mathrm{Frac}(R)$ the fraction field of $R$. Suppose $K$ is of characteristic zero. Denote by $\overline{K}$ ...

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### Pushforward of coherent sheaves and field extensions

This is a continuation of the discussion in the mathoverflow, Pushforward of semi-stable sheaves. Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over a field $k$ and $L$ be a finite field extension of $k$. ...

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### Isomorphism of sheaves in families of projective varieties

Let $\pi:\mathcal{X} \to S$ be a flat, family of projective varieties (here $\mathcal{X}$ and $S$ are noetherian). Let $E$ and $F$ be two locally free sheaves on $\mathcal{X}$ such that for all $s \in ...

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### Examples of varieties with every stable sheaf simple

Are there examples of projective varieties over a non-algebraically closed field such that every geometrically stable sheaf on the variety is simple? I see, for example in Huybrechts-Lehn and in some ...

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### Base change, descent theory and coherent sheaves

Let $k$ be a field of characteristic zero and $X$ a smooth, projective $k$-variety. Let $E_{\overline{k}}$ be a coherent sheaf on $X_{\overline{k}}$ ($\overline{k}$ denotes the algebraic closure of $k$...

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### Pushforward of semi-stable sheaves under finite field extension

Let $k$ be a field of characteristic zero and $X$ be a non-singular rationally connected variety over $k$. Let $L$ be a finite field extension of $k$. This induces a proper morphism $p:X_L \to X_k$. ...

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### Torsion-free sheaves over nodal curves

Let $X$ be an irreducible nodal curve (over $\mathbb{C}$) with exactly one node, say at $x$. Let $F$ be a torsion-free, rank $n$ sheaf on $X$. We know that $F_x \cong \mathcal{O}_{X,x}^{\oplus n-a} \...

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### Galois descent for absolute Galois group

Let $K$ be a field of characteristic zero, $\bar{K}$ its algebraic closure and $X$ a smooth, projective $K$-scheme. We know the Galois descent theory for quasi-coherent sheaves defined on $X_L$ for a ...

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### Is relative torsion freeness an open condition?

Let $S$ be an integral scheme and $X \to S$ be a smooth scheme of finite type over $S$. Let $\mathcal{E}$ be a coherent sheaf on $X$, and $\eta$ be the generic point of $S$. Assume that restriction $\...

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### de Rham isomorphism with holomorphic forms

For a non-compact Riemann surface $X$ there is an isomorphism:
$$\Omega(X)/\mathrm d \mathcal O(X)\simeq H^1(X,\mathbb C)$$
where $\Omega$ is the sheaf of holomorphic forms on $X$. The group on the ...

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### Different definition of sheaf cohomology

It could be related to my previous question here.
Let $\mathcal F$ be a sheaf on a topological space $X$. Hartshorne in his book on Algebraic geometry defines the sheaf cohomology by
$$
H^i(X, \...