# Questions tagged [derived-algebraic-geometry]

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### Left adjoint for nested admissible categories

This question is motivated by the construction of the Kuznetsov component on a prime Fano threefold $X$ of index 1 (say genus $g \geq 6$, $g \neq 7, 9$):
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D^b(X) = \langle Ku(X), E, \mathcal{O}_X \...

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### Basic example of derived descent

I've been trying to understand the Adams spectral sequence, and I've gotten myself confused about how derived descent is supposed to work, so I would like to understand a simple example.
Given a ...

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### The stack of equivariant local system is quasi-smooth

Let $G$ be a (connected ?) algebraic group and $X$ a smooth, projective, and connected algebraic curve, both over an algebraically closed field $k$ of characteristic $0$.
My questions are then as ...

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### Hard Lefschetz theorem in intersection cohomology

In [1,2] the authors proved the Hard Lefschetz theorem in intersection cohomology:
Let $Z$ be a complex projective variety of pure complex dimension $d$, with $\xi\in H^2(Z,\mathbb{Q})$ the first ...

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### Is the homotopy limit of derived schemes along affine maps a derived scheme?

The title question is true in the setting of ordinary limits and ordinary schemes; that is, given an inverse limit of schemes along affine maps, the limit still lives in the category of schemes.
I'd ...

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### If we replace the spectrally ringed space in the definition of a spectral scheme with an arbitrary infinity-topos, what objects do we get?

I'll phrase this in terms of spectral AG, but I'm curious about the same question in the classical context.
We define a nonconnective spectral Deligne-Mumford stack to be a spectrally-ringed topos ...

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### Monoidal colimit-preserving functor from spaces to $A$-modules

I am reading Lurie's Elliptic Cohomology II and it claims (Section 4.1.3) that for an $\mathbb{E}_\infty$-ring $A$ "there is an essentially unique symmetric monoidal functor $\mathcal{S} \to \...

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### Derived prestacks regarded as functors into spectra

If $k$ is a field (probably of characteristic zero), the usual definition of a derived prestack is a functor $ X \colon {\operatorname{CDGA}}_{k}^{\le 0} \to \operatorname{Spaces} $ from (graded) ...

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### What does the cotangent complex tell you when it takes animated inputs?

These two links: What is the cotangent complex good for? and Intuition about the cotangent complex? are quite helpful in giving intution for the cotangent complex in terms of deformations but I don't ...

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### In the not necessarily abelian cat setting, is there a Grothendieck spectral sequence for computing the homotopy of a composition of derived functors?

Recall the Grothendieck spectral sequence which computes the homology groups of a composition of left derived functors $F$ and $G$ on abelian categories:
\begin{align*}
E_{p,q}^{2}(A)=L_{p}G\circ L_{q}...

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### Truncated Sphere Spectra and their Modules

I'm trying to use truncations $\tau_{\leq n}S$ of the sphere spectrum to ``interpolate'' between $\DeclareMathOperator{\H}{H} \H\mathbb{Z}$ and $S$, and I am struggling to find references for ...

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### Computing the cotangent complex of morphisms of perfect complexes

In Lurie's Spectral Algebraic Geometry the cotangent complex of $\textbf{Perf}$ is computed as $ \Sigma^{-1}( \mathscr{F} \otimes \mathscr{F}^\vee)$ for some universal $\mathscr{F} \in \text{Qcoh}(\...

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### Cotangent complex of a formal thickening

Let $R$ be an (animated) commutative ring, with cotangent complex $L_R$ and let $\mathcal{C}(R) = \mathcal{D}(R)_{\Sigma^{-1}L_R/}$ be the category of nice square zero extensions of $R$. A typical ...

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### Applications derived algebraic geometry in Morse theory

Have derived algebraic geometry been used to understand the topology of complex varieties? For example are there any applications in Morse theory?
The reason I am asking this is two fold. First one is ...

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### Formally étale maps of animated $k$-algebras

In Lurie's DAG, he defines what it means for a natural transformation $T:\mathcal{F}\to\mathcal{F}'$ of functors $\mathcal{F},\mathcal{F}':\mathcal{SCR}\to\mathcal{S}$ to be formally étale. Namely, it ...

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### Derived Chow varieties

I recently encountered the "Hidden Smoothness Principle" envisioned by Deligne, Drinfeld, Beilinson, Kontsevich that singularities occurring in certain moduli spaces is the consequence of ...

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### 2-shifted Poisson bracket on Lie algebra cohomology

Let $\frak{g}$ be a semisimple Lie algebra, and let $({-},{-})$ be an invariant inner product on $\frak{g}$. The Chevalley–Eilenberg complex $C^*(\frak{g})$ has a natural Poisson bracket of degree $-2$...

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### D-modules as ind-coherent sheaves over positive characteristics?

There is an interpretation of D-modules over "sufficiently nice" prestacks $X$ (read: various finiteness conditions apply, perhaps even smoothness) by Gaitsgory and Rozenbylum (see chapter I....

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### Interpolating between the flat and smooth affine lines in spectral algebraic geometry

Consider the following construction (which came up recently in a question about "spectral exterior algebras"):
Pick a ring spectrum $R$ and consider the $\infty$-category $\mathsf{Mod}_R$ ...

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### Base-change theorems for stable $\infty$-categories

Omitting some technicalities, the base-change theorem for quasicoherent sheaves says that if we have the following diagram of (derived) schemes
$\require{AMScd}$
\begin{CD}
X \times_S Y @>\pi_2>&...

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### What's the definition of a microlocal sheaf?

I'm slowly becoming familiar with what microsupport of a sheaf is, but none of the references I've seen give a definition of what a microlocal sheaf should be in general.
In this paper of ...

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### Coherent objects in a hypercomplete $\infty$-topos

In Lurie's "Spectral Algebraic Geometry", Proposition A.6.6.1 (2) shows that for $\mathcal{X}$ an $\infty$-topos that is both locally coherent and hypercomplete, the full subcategory $\...

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### About derived divided power envelope

Assume $A$ is a $\mathbb{Z}_{(p)}$-algebra with ideal $I$ and $A,A/I$ are $p$-torsionfree.
In this survey, Akhil Mathew defines the derived divided power envelope $LD_I(A)$ in Construction 7.15, after ...

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### Connes's absolute geometry and Lurie's spectral algebraic geometry

Alain Connes and Caterina Consani seem to be currently working on "absolute algebraic geometry", which is a kind of "algebraic geometry over the sphere spectrum" (https://arxiv.org/...

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### Intuition for points of the moduli of objects for a dg-category

Problem summary: I'm trying to get some intuition for what the moduli space of objects for a dg-category (as in this paper by Brav and Dyckerhoff) actually looks like/how to give an alternative ...

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### Why does elliptic cohomology fail to be unique up to contractible choice?

It is often stated that the derived moduli stack of oriented elliptic curves $\mathsf{M}^\mathrm{or}_\mathrm{ell}$ is the unique lift of the classical moduli stack of elliptic curves satisfying some ...

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### Categorical-geometric Langlands for tori

Fix a "nice" curve $X$ (smooth, projective, proper, geometrically connected, what-have-you) and an algebraic torus $G$, both over a field of characteristic $0$ (possibly algebraically closed?...

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### A question about relative deformations of the structure sheaf of the diagonal

Let $X$ be a smooth proper algebraic variety over $\mathbb{C}$. Let us consider an associative
algebra $${p_2}_*{\mathcal{H}{om}}_{X\times X}(\mathcal{O}_\Delta, \mathcal{O}_\Delta) \in \text{Alg}_\...

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### Spectral sequences as deformation theory

I believe that running the spectral sequence of a filtered complex / spectrum $ \cdots \to F_n \to F_{n+1} \to \cdots$ can be viewed as doing deformation theory in some very primitive "derived ...

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### Derived quot schemes and the derived linearity locus

I am studying derived quot schemes in the paper Ciocan-Fontanine and Kapranov, “Derived Quot schemes” .
On page 36 ~ 37, the derived linearity locus is defined.
Let $S$ be a $\mathbb{Z}_-$-graded dg-...

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### Relationship between different definitions of the Hochschild homology

Throughout the literature, one can find many definitions of the Hochschild homology of various objects. However, the precise relationship between these definitions is not always so clear, at least to ...

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### Preorientation of additive formal group

In "A Survey of Elliptic Cohomology", Section 3.2, Lurie asserts that the preorientations of the additive formal group $\widehat{\mathbf G}_a$ over $\mathbf Z$ are classified by the $\mathbb ...

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### Construction of derived Quot schemes

I am studying the construction of derived Quot schemes in the paper Borisov, Katzarkov, and Sheshmani - “Shifted symplectic structures on derived Quot-stacks”.
Derived quot stacks are constructed from ...

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### Lie bracket on the unshifted tangent complex?

My problem is as follows: if $X$ is a derived scheme, or derived stack, or any kind of a space where tangent complex makes sense, I guess there should be a lie bracket on its tangent complex, ...

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### Is the cotangent complex sensitive to truncation?

$\DeclareMathOperator\Sym{Sym}\DeclareMathOperator\Spec{Spec}$If $V$ is a dg vector space (in positive degrees), we can view it as a derived scheme $V = \Sym V^*$. It has (co)tangent complex $V$ (and $...

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### Structure sheaf of derived intersection

Everything is over a field $k$ of characteristic $0$.
Let $X$ and $Y$ two closed dg subschemes over a dg scheme $Z$. I am trying to understand the structure sheaf of the derived intersection of $X$ ...

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### Example of pseudocoherent complex which is not locally quasi-isomorphic to a strict pseudocoherent one

I ask this question here even if I posted it also on math.stackexchange (recieving no answer so far) because I have read some analogous question but for perfect complexes on this site, even though ...

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### Questions about $\text{Perf}(A)$ of dg algebra $A$

[ALEXEY ELAGIN AND VALERY A. LUNTS, p.4.] Recall that triangulated category $\text{Perf}(A)$ is defined as the full thick triangulated subcategory of $D(A)$ generated by the dg $A$-module $A$.
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### The dual abelian scheme in derived algebraic geometry

$\def\Pic{\mathcal{Pic}}\def\Gm{\mathbb{G}_m}\def\Hom{\mathop{Hom}}\def\HOM{\mathcal{Hom}}$
If $A/S$ is an abelian scheme, the fppf sheaf $\Pic^0_{A/S}$ is representable by an abelian scheme $\hat{A}$....

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### What is the status of a result of Kontsevich and Rosenberg?

In their influential paper Noncommutative Smooth Spaces (https://arxiv.org/abs/math/9812158), Kontsevich and Rosenberg define the notion of a noncommutative projective space. In Section 3.3 they ...

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### Solution spaces of algebraic differential equations and derived geometry

We consider potentially non-linear differential equations on the formal one dimensional disc $\Delta$. Such equations are given by expressions $$P(z,f,f',f'',...)=0,$$ where $P$ is an element of the ...

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### Is there a definition of reduced $E_\infty$ ring?

[Edit: I have completely changed the question in response to the replies given]
I am curious if there is well defined notion of reduced $E_\infty$-ring.
Let $CAlg$ denote the $\infty$-category of $E_\...

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### Derived category and L-function

For abelian varieties over $\mathbb{Q}$ $\mathscr{A}$ and $\mathscr{A}'$, if derived categories $D(\mathscr{A})$ and $D(\mathscr{A}')$ are equivalent then L-functions are same $L(s,\mathscr{A})=L(s,\...

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### How to characterize $E_n$ morphisms from $\mathrm{Mod}(A)$ to $\mathrm{Mod}(B)$?

Suppose $A$ and $B$ are $E_{\infty}$ rings, then $\mathrm{Mod}(A)$ and $\mathrm{Mod}(B)$ are $E_{\infty}$ monoidal categories (left modules over those rings). We can ask about $E_n$ colimit-preserving ...

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### Derived geometry and theoretical physics

Is there any link between derived geometry and theoretical physics?
for example with particle physics or quantum mechanics?
Specifically something that included the obstruction bundle.
If possible I ...

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### Smoothness of a variety implies homological smoothness of DbCoh

I have been told that $D^bCoh(X)$ is homologically smooth if $X$ is a smooth variety, and I am trying to construct a proof. My background is not in algebra, so I apologize for elementary questions.
It ...

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### When is the cotangent complex perfect?

Let $X\rightarrow S$ be a proper flat morphism of schemes.
When is the cotangent complex $L_{X/S}$ perfect ?
It is well known, that for local complete intersections the cotangent complex is perfect, ...

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### What is the cotangent complex good for?

The cotangent complex seems to be a pretty fundamental object in algebraic geometry, but if it's treated in Hartshorne then I missed it. It seems to be even more important in derived algebraic ...

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### Every Spectral Deligne-Mumford stack satsifies fpqc descent?

In SAG Remark 6.3.3.8, Lurie asserts that if we have a representable (by Spectral Deligne-Mumford stacks) natural transformation $X\to Y$ where $Y$ is a functor satisfying fpqc descent, then so too ...

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### Dimension of derived Artin stacks and perfect complexes

I am interested in the concept of dimension of derived and $n$-Artin stacks. Take for example the definition 4.10 of From HAG to DAG: derived moduli stacks. in which they define the dimension of a ...