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Questions tagged [complex-manifolds]

For questions about or involving complex manifolds.

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On extensions of holomorphic mappings with image in a projective algebraic variety

I am reading the paper "Two Theorems on Extensions of Holomorphic Mappings" by PHILLIP A. GRIFFITHS. In Example 2 of the paper, there is a proposition saying that: Let $N$ be a complex manifold, $S\...
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Integrability of an almost complex structure vs holomorphicity of the section $M\rightarrow \mathcal{J}(M)$

Let's say we have an almost complex manifold $(M, J)$. Consider the complex vector bundle $V\rightarrow M$ whose fiber over $x$ is the space of almost complex structures on $T_x M$. Is there any ...
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Almost complex structure corresponds to unique complex structure up to biholomorphism [on hold]

Assume I have a smooth manifold which has two different holomorphic atlases that induce the same almost complex structure on it. How to show that two complex manifolds (corresponding to the two ...
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Pushing forward a complex structure by submersion

I have a surjective smooth map with surjective differential between two balls $\phi:B^{2n}\rightarrow B^{2k}$. Fix an integrable almost complex structure $J$ on $B^{2n}$. Assume that $\mathrm{Ker}\:d\...
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Extension of holomorphic function on family of relatively compact strictly pseudoconvex domains

Let $Y \to M$ be a (proper and locally trivial) family of relatively compact strictly pseudoconvex domains which are smooth (not neccesarily Stein spaces). So $Y$ and $M$ are a complex manifold and ...
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Interpretation of deformation of complex structure

Let $X$ be a smooth complex analytic space and let $D$ be the unit disk in $\mathbb{C}$. Let $\omega:Y \to D$ be a deformation of complex structures of $X$ in the sense that (1) $\omega^{-1}(0) \simeq ...
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Example of open manifold with no free integer homology non-homeomorphic to a ball

I would like to state that if an open oriented even-dimensional (complex) manifold $M$ is such that $dim(H_k(M,\mathbb{Z}))=0$ for $k>0$, and 1 for $k=0$, then $M$ is homeomorphic to an open ball. ...
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Cohomology of neighborhood of $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^1$ in $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^n$

Let $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^1$ be embedded linearly to $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^n$ with $n>1$. (Such an embedding is given in coordinates by $[x:y]\mapsto [x:y:0:\dots: 0]$.) Is it true that for any ...
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Cohomology of a tubular neiborhood of submanifold vs cohomology of the formal neighborhood

Let $X$ be a smooth complex analytic manifold. Let $Z\subset X$ be a smooth compact analytic submanifold. Let $\hat Z$ be the formal neighborhood of $Z$. Let $U$ be an open neighborhood of $Z$. Is ...
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Cohomology of complex manifold vs cohomology of its complex submanifold

Let $X$ be a smooth complex analytic manifold. Let $Z\subset X$ be a smooth compact analytic submanifold. Let $A$ be a holomorphic vector bundle over $X$. Assume that $$H^i(Z, A|_Z)=0 \mbox{ for any } ...
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Minimal complex surfaces with pseudo-effective canonical bundles

A complex line bundle $L$ over a complex surface $X$ is said to be pseudo-effective if it admits a (possibly singular) Hermitian metric $h$ whose curvature is positive semi-definite in the sense of ...
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Path lifting property of holomorphic unbranched map

Suppose $X$ is a Riemann surface and $ a\in\ X $ suppose $ \phi\in\mathcal O_a $ is a holomorphic function germ at $a.$ According to the theorem 7.8 of Forster's book Lectures on Riemann surfaces on ...
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Finding the torsion of the Neron Severi group in the first homology group

Let X be a variety over $\mathbb C$. I will implicitly identify this with us complex analytification. Consider the exponential sequence: $0 \to \mathbb Z \to \mathcal O_X \to \mathcal O_X^* \to 0$ ...
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Differential operator of globally unbounded order on connected complex manifold?

Let $X$ be a connected complex manifold. Consider the module $\mathcal{D}_X$. I recall hearing somewhere that one has to be careful with regards to differential operators that are not globally of ...
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How does one complexify a real $n$-dimensional Riemannian manifold $(M,g)$?

If $V$ is a real vector space, then the complexification of $V$ is formally defined as $V^{\mathbb{C}}=V\otimes_{\mathbb{R}}\mathbb{C}$. Is there an analogous complexification operation for a real $n$-...
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When is Radon-Nikodym derivative induced by a proper map of manifolds bounded?

Let $X,Y$, be compact complex manifolds, and let $f:X\to Y$ be a smooth, proper (i.e. for each $y\in Y$, $f^{-1}(y)$ is a compact set) and surjective map. Choose metrics on $X,Y$ and let $\mu_X, \mu_Y$...
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Criterium for algebraicity of an analytic map

Let $X$ and $Y$ be algebraic varieties over $\mathbb{C}$. Let $f:X^{an}\to Y^{an}$ be a holomorphic map. Is the following statement correct? If there is an algebraic variety $V$ over $\mathbb{...
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Lagrangian foliation for a holomorphic symplectic manifold

I am interested in gathering as many examples as possible for Lagrangian foliations of holomorphically symplectic manifolds $(X, \omega)$, where $X$ is a $2n$-dimensional complex manifold equipped ...
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Definition of quotient manifolds, and $\Gamma \backslash \mathscr H$ as a quotient manifold

I have just encountered some subtlety with quotient manifolds and now I don't think I understand some things as well as I thought I did. Let $X$ be a real or complex analytic manifold, and $\sim$ ...
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Clarification on Beltrami Differentials

I have troubles with the theory of existence of quasi-conformal homeomorphisms realizing Beltrami coefficients. Let $X$ be a (compact) Riemann surface and $f \colon X \rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ be smooth....
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Upper bound of the dimension of automorphism group of compact Kähler manifolds

It is well-known that the dimension of the isometry group of an $n$-dimensional compact Riemannian manifold is no larger than $\frac{1}{2}n(n+1)$, which is attained precisely by $S^n$ and $\mathbb{R}P^...
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Saddle-point method for complex functional of real field

If I have a path integral of the form $$\int D\phi e^{i S}$$ where the action S is a complex functional of a real-valued field $\phi$, say $$S=\int dt ( \phi^2 + i \phi )$$ what is the correct way ...
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Holomorphic vector fields and derivations

Let $M$ be a complex manifold and $U\subset M$ a domain. Question: Is every derivation of the complex algebra of holomorphic functions $\mathcal{O}(U)$ induced by a holomorphic vector field defined ...
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Duality of Mixed Hodge Structures without compactness

Let $X$ be a smooth separated algebraic variety over $\mathbb{C}$ and $Z \subset X$ a subvariety of codimension $p$. There are no compactness assumptions. I am looking for an isomorphism of mixed ...
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Is every endomorphism of the sheaf of holomorphic functions on a disk a differential operator?

Let $D= \{z\in \mathbb{C}:|z| < 1\}$ be the unit disk. And consider the sheaf of holomorphic functions $\mathcal{O}_{D}$. Question (?) : Is there a sheaf endomorphisms $\phi : \mathcal{O}_D \to \...
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First return map in complex 2DOF Hamiltonian systems

The standard way to construct the first return map around a periodic orbit in real 2DOF Hamiltonian systems is the following: We choose a periodic orbit and a point on it. We restrict the system on ...
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Elliptic operator on compact Hermitian manifold

Let $X^n$ be a compact complex manifold, and $\omega$ be a Hermitian metric on $X$. Define an operator $P:=i\Lambda_\omega \bar{\partial} \partial$ on the space of the smooth function $C^\infty(X, \...
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About the exponential sequence

For a complex analytic space $X$, we have the exponential sequence $$0\to\mathbf{Z}(1)_X\to\mathcal{O}_X\to\mathcal{O}_X^{\times}\to 1$$ the last map being the exponential $\text{exp}$. For $d>0$ ...
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What is a sufficient condition for summability of formel power series? [closed]

There are several kind of summability , i accrossed differents conditions for applying for example Borel summation or laplace transform which let me mixed and confused , really i don't know if i have ...
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Relationship between the signs of different notions of curvature in complex geometry

Let $(X,\omega)$ be a complex hermitian manifold, and call $\Theta$ its Chern curvature tensor. Out of this we can consider different notions of curvature, namely the holomorphic bisectional curvature ...
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Stein subspaces of polydiscs and balls

Let $D$ be a either an open polydisc or an open ball in $\mathbf{C}^n$. (1) Let $\mathcal{O}$ be the $\mathbf{C}$-algebra of holomorphic functions on $\mathbf{C}^n$, resp. $D$, and let $f_1,\ldots, ...
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de Rham closed harmonic form on a Kähler manifold

For a compact Kähler manifold, we say that a form is primitive if it is contaned in the kernel of the dual Lefschetz operator, or the co-Lefschetz operator. For all examples I know, a primitive form $\...
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Hermitian and Kähler Metrics for Projective Stiefel Manifolds

Let $V(n,r)$ denote the complex Stiefel manifold of orthonormal complex $r$-frames in complex $\mathbb{C}^n$-space. Each $V(n,r)$ admits a canonical $U(1)$-action, and the quotient with respect to ...
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Tangent space of a linear section

Let $X\subset\mathbb{C}^n$ be an embedded smooth manifold, $Y = X\cap H$ a smooth hyperplane section of $X$, $p\in Y\subset X$ a point, and $T_pX, T_pY$ the embedded tangent spaces at $p$ of $X$ and $...
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Shrinking the boundary of a Riemann surface

Let $X$ be a compact Riemann surface with boundary. Let us shrink each connected component of the boundary into a point. We get a closed topological surface $Z$ with several marked points (which came ...
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Is every monotone Lagrangian Hamiltonian isotopic to minimal Lagrangian?

Assume we have a closed Lagrangian submanifold $L$ in Kaehler-Einstein manifold of positive scalar curvature (for instance, complex projective space). Dazord has proved that 1-form $\alpha=\omega(\...
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Real diffeomeorphism preserving the space of Holomorphic vector fields

Assume that $M$ is a complex manifold. Let $G$ be the group of all (real) smooth diffeomorphisms $\phi$ of $M$ such that $\phi^* (X)$ is a holomorphic vector field for all holomorphic ...
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Restriction of a singular metric with minimal singularities

Let $X $ be a smooth complex algebraic variety and $L $ a pseudo-effective line bundle on $X $, consider $h $ to be a singular Hermitian metric with minimal singularities on $L$ and $|A|$ be the ...
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Almost Hermitian manifolds of constant curvature

Let $(M,g)$ be a $2n$-dimensional almost Hermitian manifold ($n\geq 2$) with a almost complex structure $\cal J$ (not necessary integrable). i.e., $${\cal J}^2=-I,\quad\qquad g({\cal J} X,{\cal J} Y)=...
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Is the affine hypersurface defined by ((xz+1)^2/z)-((yz+1)^3/z)+xyz=1 a “known” hypersurface?

The hypersurface $\lbrace (x,y,z) \in \mathbb{C}^3:\frac{(xz+1)^2}{z}-\frac{(yz+1)^3}{z}=1 \rbrace$ is a well-known example of a contractible hypersurface in $\mathbb{C}^3$. See for instance, Example ...
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Does $\mathfrak{m}_z/\mathfrak{m}_z^2\cong\overline{\mathfrak{m}_z}/\overline{\mathfrak{m}_z}^2 $ on all complex manifolds?

Let $M$ be a complex manifold with its sheaf $\mathcal{O}_M$ of holomorphic functions. Fix a point $z\in M$ and denote by $\mathcal{O}_z$ the stalk of $\mathcal{O}_M$ at $z.$ Cosider ideals $\...
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Can the group of holomorphic automorphisms of an open subset of the complex plane be isomorphic to the additive group of real numbers?

We can construct open sets in the complex plane $\mathbb{C}$ whose automorphism group is isomorphic to $\mathbb{Z}$, but is there an open set whose automorphism group is isomorphic to $\mathbb{R}$?
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On $G$-gerbes over the punctured disk

Let $G$ be a finite (not necessarily abelian) group and let $\mathcal{X}\to D^*$ be a $G$-gerbe over the punctured disk $D^*$. Is there a finite etale cover $D^*\to \mathcal{X}$? I think of $G$-...
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Largest elementary neighbourhood

The real projective space $\mathbb{R}P^n$ can be defined as the quotient space of $\mathbb{S}^n$by the equivalence relation that identifies antipodal points. The largest open set of $\mathbb{S}^n$ ...
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Proof of the holomorphic frobenius theorem in Voisin's book on Hodge theory (Theorem 2.26)

I'm trying to understand the proof of the holomorphic version of the frobenius integrability theorem given in p. 51-52 of Voisin's text "Hodge Theory and Complex Algebraic Geometry I". Statement: ...
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fibers of birational contraction for complex manifolds - are they Moishezon?

Let $X$ be a smooth complex manifold and $\phi:\; X \mapsto Y$ a proper holomorphic map which is birational ("birational contraction"), and $Z= \phi^{-1}(y)$ its fiber in a point $y$. The variety $Y$ ...
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Families of curves on compact complex surfaces and algebraicity

Let $S$ be a compact complex manifold of dimension $2$ and assume that there exists a two-dimensional family of curves on $S$. Is it true then that the algebraic dimension of $S$ is $2$, i.e. that $S$ ...
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A topological property of flat morphisms

Let $f\colon X\to Y$ be a faithfully flat morphism of smooth projective varieties over $\mathbb{C}$. Assume that the generic fiber of $f$ is smooth. Then there exists a non-empty Zariski open subset $...
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Isotropy symmetric holomorphic functions

Let $G$ be a bounded homogeneous domain in $\mathbb{C}^{n}$ and let $z\in G$. Assume that $f$ is a holomorphic function on $G$, which is isotropy symmetric, i.e. $f\circ \varphi=f$ for any ...
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A relation of convergence in Hilbert scheme to convergence in sense of currents

Let $\{X_i\}$ be a sequence of closed irreducible $k$-dimensional subvarieties of $\mathbb{C}\mathbb{P}^n$ of degree $d$ (they may be assumed to be smooth if necessary). Assume that this sequence ...