# Questions tagged [crystalline-cohomology]

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### Non-abelian Berthelot comparison?

Berthelot's comparison theorem connects the algebraic de Rham cohomology of a $\mathbb{Z}_p$-scheme and the crystalline cohomology of its special fiber. Is there a statement on the level of homotopy ...

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### Explicit computations with crystalline cohomology

I am currently studying crystalline cohomology and while all the talk about crystalline topoi is nice, I would like to see some explicit computations. What are some references on this subject which ...

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### When does a morphism of schemes induce a morphism of crystalline sites (not topoi)?

Here it is stated that the crystalline site of a scheme is not functorial in general. Is there a non-tautological characterization of morphisms of schemes which in fact do induce morphisms of ...

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### Reference request: Newton above Hodge

Let $K$ be a p-adic field, and let $\mathcal{O}$ be the ring of integers inside $K$ with residue field $k$. Let $\mathcal{X}$ be a smooth proper formal scheme over $\mathcal{O}$ (with topology given ...

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### Frobenius automorphisms of cohomology of a variety

Suppose $X$ is a smooth variety defined over $\mathbb{Q}$. There are (at least) two automorphisms of cohomology groups of $X$ that are called "Frobenius", and I would like to understand how they are ...

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### flat/crystalline cohomology of abelian variety

Let $A/k$ be an abelian variety over an algebraically closed field and $\ell \neq \mathrm{char}\,k$.
In http://jmilne.org/math/articles/1986b.pdf, Theorem 15.1(b) it is proved that $$H^r_{et}(A, R) = ...

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### Universal property of $A_{\mathrm{cris}}/p^n$

It is well known that the ring $A_{\mathrm{cris}}$ of Fontaine is the universal $p$-adically complete divided power thickening of $\mathcal{O}_{\mathbb{C}_p}$ over $\mathbb{Z}_p$; in fact, this is one ...

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### Applications of Crystalline Cohomology for Physics

I know this is a very vague question, so I may restrict it to quantum theories for their more category theoretic setting. Even if the concept of crystalline cohomology is very abstract, it has made me ...

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### Torsionfree crystalline cohomology implies torsionfree etale cohomology?

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety over an algebraically closed field $k$ of characteristic $p>0$. Let $W=W(k)$ be the ring of Witt vectors of $k$.
Assume that the crystalline cohomology $H^2_{...

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### Grothendieck's motivation of crystalline cohomology

Here Illusie mentions Grothendieck's observation that using Gauss-Manin connection one can give a non-canonical isomorphism between de Rham cohomology of smooth schemes over $W(k)$ with isomorphic ...

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### Interpretation of the formal groups arising from the DeRham-Witt complex

In the accepted answer to this question, it is shown that for a proper algebraic variety $X$ we have that $H^{r-i}(X, W\Omega^i)[1/p]$ has slopes from the interval $[i, i+1[$, so namely is isomorphic ...

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### Are the Eigenvalues of the Frobenius on Crystalline cohomology bounded by degree?

Excuse me if this question is trivial or trivially false, or not at this sites level. Lets work over an algebraically closed field of characteristic $p>0$, say $k$. The action of the Frobenius on $...

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### A crystalline version of an isomorphism of Beauville and Donagi

Let $k$ be an algebraically closed field of characteristic $p>0$ and write $W:=W(k)$ for its ring of Witt vectors. Consider a smooth cubic fourfold $X_{0}\subset\mathbb{P}^{5}_{k}$ and let $F(X_{0})...

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### Morphisms for good reduction are maps respecting filtration

Please see edits below!
So, let $A,A'/K$ be abelian varieties where $K$ is a $p$-adic local field with residue field $k$. Suppose further that they have good reduction with models $\mathscr{A},\...

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### Is the Dieudonne module actually a cohomology group?

One often times thinks of the Dieudonne module $M(X)$ of a $p$-divisible group (say over $k$, a perfect characteristic $p$ field) as being some sort of cohomology theory
$$M:\left\{p\text{- divisible ...

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### Extension of Messing-Mazur-Oda to general groups

The following may be well-known (or obviously false), but I can't find a counterexample or a reference.
Suppose that $k$ is some perfect field (one can assume algebraically closed, if that makes you ...

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### Are there good properties of the divided power completion map?

Let $Y \to X$ be a closed immersion of smooth schemes over, say, the ${\rm Spec}(\mathbb{Z}_p)$. The completion map $$X_{/Y}\to X$$ is an ind-closed immersion (sometimes called pseudo-closed immersion)...

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### What is the current state of the crystalline analogue of the Weil conjectures?

In "F-isocrystals on open varieties results and conjectures" Faltings says:
"Finally, we extend the theory of weights and show as much as possible of the crystalline analogue of the Weil ...

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### The most important facts, modern surveys, and readable introductions to p-adic cohomology theories (crystalline cohomology and the mysterious functor)

I would like to organize a seminar on crystalline cohomology; I dream of understanding the Beilinson's recent paper on the mysterious functor (http://www.ams.org/journals/jams/2012-25-03/S0894-0347-...

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### Base change in crystalline cohomology?

Does one have a base change theorem in crystalline cohomology like in étale cohomology?
Suppose one has the following cartesian diagram
$$
\newcommand{\ra}[1]{\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\xrightarrow{\quad#1\quad}...

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### Vanishing cohomology of de-Rham Witt complex

Let $X$ be a smooth scheme over $\mathbb{F}_{p}$ for a prime number $p$. As far as I understand,
there is a surjective morphism from
$\Omega^\bullet_{W\mathcal{O}_X} \to W \Omega_{X}^\bullet$ which ...

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### Letter from Grothendieck to Tate on “crystals”

I have downloaded from this link a quite poor quality scan of the letter dating May 1966 that Grothendieck sent to Tate mentioning his ideas about generalizing Monsky-Washnitzer cohomology. I am ...

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### simple proof of relation between H^1 crystalline and Dieudonne module?

Hi,
Let $k$ be a perfect field of characteristic $p > 0$. Let $A/k$ be an abelian variety. Then the first crystalline cohomology group of $A$ with respect to $W(k)$ (= Witt vectors) is canonically ...

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### How to calculate zeroth crystalline cohomology

I am just learning crystalline cohomology, so I understand the basic set-ups. But I can't really do any calculations.
For example, let's choose the base $S=W(k)/p^n$, and let $X$ be an affine scheme ...

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### Explicit description of O^{cris}_n in Fontaine/Messing

Let $k$ be a perfect field of characteristic $p$, $W(k)$ the Witt ring and $K$ its quotient field. In their article "$p$-adic periods and $p$-adic etale cohomology" Fontaine and Messing give in II.1.4 ...

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### What are p-adic period rings?

I'm reading Illusie's survey on Crystalline cohomology, and I found him talking about those $p$-adic period rings like $B_{\text{dR}}, B_{\text{cris}}$. Can anybody explain what they are and give some ...

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### Crystalline analogue of perverse sheaves

Consider a variety $X$ over a field $k$ and let $\ell$ be a prime different from the characteristic of $k$. One has the derived category $D(X, Q_{\ell})$ of $\ell$-adic sheaves. There are very ...

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### The Galois representation of a p-divisible group is crystalline

Can someone explain (or give a reference) why the Galois representation attached to a p-divisible group over the ring of integers of a p-adic ring is Crystalline?

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### Crystalline cohomology via the syntomic site

Hello,
Let $k$ be a field of characteristic $p > 0$, and let $Y$ be a $k$-scheme. Consider the
sites $Y_{syn}$ and $(Y/W_n)_{cris}$ (where $W_n$ are the Witt vectors of $k$ of length $n$), of $Y$ ...

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### a counterexample of Serre vs. motivic cohomology

There is a counterexample of Serre showing that there is no Weil cohomology theory with coefficients in $\mathbf{Q}, \mathbf{Q}_p, \mathbf{R}$ over $\mathbf{F}_{p^2}$ (a supersingular elliptic curve). ...

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### learning crystalline cohomology

From which sources would you learn about crystalline cohomology and the de-Rham-Witt complex?