# Questions tagged [fano-varieties]

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### Number of vertices of a lattice reflexive polytope

Casagrande's paper "The number of vertices of a Fano polytope" says that for $P$ a simplicial reflexive polytope of dimension $n$ has no more than $3n$ vertices.
The polymake database ...

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### Formula for bound on number of smooth projective toric Fano varieties of dimension n

In dimension 1, the only smooth projective toric Fano variety is $\mathbb{P}^1$. In dimension $2$, there are 5: $\mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1$, and then successive blow-ups of $\mathbb{P}^2$ at up ...

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### How does the Torelli theorem behave with respect to cyclic covering?

Let $Y\xrightarrow{2:1}\mathbb{P}^3$ be the double cover, branched over a quartic K3 surface $S$, known as quartic double solid. Assume $S$ is generic, we know that there is a Torelli theorem for $Y$ ...

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### Geometry of destabilizing centers in $K$-stability

In $K$-stability destabilizing centers are, roughly speaking, centers of valuations computing the stability thresholds.
It is known that if $X$ is non $K$-semistable Fano variety then there exists a ...

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### Torelli theorem for veronese double cone(reference needed)

Let $Y$ be a smooth Veronese double cone, which is a smooth del Pezzo threefold of degree one, which can be regarded as a weighted hypersurface of degree 6 in $\mathbb{P}(1,1,1,2,3)$. I was wondering ...

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### Equations for conic del Pezzo surfaces of degree one

Let $X$ be a del Pezzo surface of degree one over a field $k$ of characteristic not $2$ equipped with a conic bundle $\pi: X \rightarrow \mathbb{P}^1$. By Theorem 5.6 of this paper, $X$ admits a ...

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### liftability of isomorphism of curves in $P^3$

It is well known that the isomorphism between smooth curves $C$ and $C'$ in $\mathbb{P}^2$ can be lifted to an automorphism of $\mathbb{P}^2$ if degree of $C$ and $C'\geq 4$. Now I am considering an ...

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### Intersection of three quadrics: associating something geometric to these analogously to intersection of two quadrics

Consider the smooth intersection of two $4$-dimensional quadrics $Y = Q \cap Q' \subset P^5$. To the Fano threefold $Y$ we can associate a genus $2$ curve as follows. Take the pencil of quadrics $\{ ...

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### Intermediate Jacobian for small resolution of a singular Fano threefold?

I am mainly interested in the nodal Gushel-Mukai threefold. Let $X$ be a Gushel-Mukai threefold with one node, then by page 21 of the paper https://arxiv.org/pdf/1004.4724.pdf there is a short exact ...

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### How to compute the periodic cyclic homology of this algebra

Let $k=\mathbb{C}$ be the field of complex numbers. I consider the (DG) algebra $A:=k[x]/(x^2)$ such that $\deg(x)=-1$. My question is how to compute the periodic cyclic homology, Hochschild homology ...

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### What is happening on the second step of left mutation?

Let $X$ be a smooth Gushel-Mukai fourfold, whose semi-orthogonal decomposition is given by
$$D^b(X)=\langle\mathcal{K}u(X),\mathcal{O}_X,\mathcal{U}^{\vee}_X,\mathcal{O}_X(H),\mathcal{U}^{\vee}(H)\...

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### Non-triviality of a morphism

Let $X$ be a smooth Gushel–Mukai fourfold and $Y$ a smooth hyperplane section, which is a Gushel–Mukai threefold. I consider semi-orthogonal decomposition of $X$ and $Y$:
$$D^b(X)=\langle\mathcal{O}_X(...

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### Irrational Fano threefold whose intermediate Jacobian is Jacobian of curve

Clemens-Griffiths criterion for 3-fold says that if a smooth projective threefold $X/\mathbb C$ is rational, then the intermediate Jacobian $J(X)$ is isomorphic to product of Jacobians $J(C_1)\times \...

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### Projection from point on line on quintic del Pezzo surface

Let $X\subset \mathbb{P}^5$ be a quintic del Pezzo surface embedded anti-canonically and suppose $X$ is smooth. Suppose further we are given a line $L\subset X$. After a suitable change of variables ...

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### Intersection of two quadrics as moduli space

Let $Y:=Q_1\cap Q_2\subset\mathbb{P}^{n-1}$ be smooth complete intersection of two quadrics. If $n$ is even, then it admits a semi-orthogonal decomposition:
$$D^b(Y)=\langle D^b(C),\mathcal{O}_Y,\...

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### Fundamental group of the moduli space of parabolic bundles with fixed determinant

I am looking for the fundamental group of the moduli space of parabolic bundles with fixed determinant over a smooth projective curve.
I know that the fundamental group of the moduli space of vector ...

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### Action of involution on instanton bundle

Let $Y$ be a quartic double solid and $E$ be an rank two instanton bundle on $Y$. By Serre's correspondence, it is not hard to show that $E$ fits into the following short exact sequence $0\rightarrow\...

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### Automorphism of moduli space of stable vector bundles over a curve

Let $C$ be a smooth genus two hyperelliptic curve and $\mathcal{M}_C$ be a moduli space of stable rank two vector bundles of fixed degree(or fixed determinant). Then is $\mathrm{Aut}(\mathcal{M}_C)\...

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### There are only one type of Verra fourfold?

A Verra fourfold is a Fano fourfold which is defined as double cover of $\mathbb{P}^2\times\mathbb{P}^2$ with branch divisor to be $(2,2)$-hypersurface of $\mathbb{P}^2\times\mathbb{P}^2$, which is an ...

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### Invariant category and coinvariant category under group action

Let $\mathcal{C}$ be a category with a finite group action $G$, There is a notion called G-equivariant category, denoted by $\mathcal{C}^G$. In the paper Kuznetsov's Fano threefold conjecture via K3 ...

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### Intermediate Jacobian under group action

Let $X$ be a smooth Fano threefold with a finite group $G$ action. Assume that the orbit space $X/G$ is smooth. Is it true that $J(X/G)\cong J(X)^G$ As an abelian variety? Here, $J(X)^G$ is the $G$-...

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### The geography of models of Fano varieties

This question aims to compute ${\rm Vol}(-K_X-tD)$ where $X$ is a $\mathbb{Q}$-factorial Fano variety of dimension $n$ and $D$ is a nonzero effective divisor on $X$. This volume is positive when $0\le ...

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### Fourier-Mukai functors and autoequivalence groups of $G$-equivariant derived categories

I have a few questions about $G$-equivariant derived categories. For my question, I'm assuming $G$ is cyclic. Also, in my case $G$ does not act on $X$, only on $D^b(X)$.
Q1: Orlov's Representability ...

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### Fourier-Mukai kernels for Fano threefolds

Let $Y_1$ and $Y_1'$ be index two degree one Fano threefolds. Suppose we have a Fourier-Mukai equivalence $\Phi_P : \mathrm{D}^b(Y_1) \to \mathrm{D}^b(Y_1')$. Can anything be said about the kernel $P$,...

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### Semi-orthogonal decomposition for maximally non-factorial Fano threefolds

Let $X$ be a nodal maximally non-factorial Fano threefold. If there is $1$-node and no other singularities, they by the work of Kuznetsov-Shinder https://arxiv.org/pdf/2207.06477.pdf Lemma 6.18, $D^b(...

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### K3 surfaces in Fano threefolds

By K3 surfaces and Fano threefolds, I mean smooth ones.
If a K3 surface $S$ is an anticanonical section of a Fano threefold $V$ of Picard rank one (hence, $Pic(V)=\mathbb Z H_V$ for some ample divisor ...

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### A K3 cover over a Del Pezzo surface

Let $V \rightarrow \mathbb P^2$ be the blow-up at two distinct points. ($V$ is a Del Pezzo surface of degree 7.)
Choose a smooth curve $C$ from the linear system $|-2K_V|$ and let $S \rightarrow V$ be ...

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### $K3$ surfaces in $\mathbb P^1 \times \mathbb P^1 \times \mathbb P^1$

I am considering $K3$ surfaces in $\mathbb P^1 \times \mathbb P^1 \times \mathbb P^1$ with an automorphism that preserves an ample divisor class.
For an automorphism $\rho$ of a $K3$ surface, let ${\...

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### Number of lines on a weak del Pezzo surface

By a line I mean a (-1)-curve. Given a weak del Pezzo surface $X$ of degree $d$, how many lines would $X$ contain?

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### Markov triples and Newton-Okounkov bodies of $\mathbb{P}^2$

I am working on symplectic geometry and I have some questions about a degeneration of $\mathbb{P}^2$.
Question: Can we obtain the moment polytope (or the polytope associated with the anti-canonical ...

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### Dimension of Hilbert scheme of curves on Gushel-Mukai varieties

I have several questions on Hilbert scheme of Gushel-Mukai varieties. Let $X$ be a Gushel-Mukai fourfold and let $\mathcal{H}_3$ be Hilbert scheme of twisted cubics. I was wondering what is the ...

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### Adjunctions of residue categories of Gushel-Mukai threefolds and Gushel-Mukai fourfolds

Let $X$ be an ordinary Gushel-Mukai fourfold and $Y$ its hyperplane section, which is a Gushel-Mukai threefold. I consider semi-orthogonal decompositions of $X$ and $Y$:
$D^b(X)=\langle\mathcal{K}u(X),...

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### Normal bundle of a Fano threefold as Brill-Noether loci

Let $X$ be a degree 12 or degree 16 index one prime Fano threefold. In the paper of Mukai https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0304303.pdf page 500, Theorem 4 and Theorem 5. He said $X_{12}$ has two ambient ...

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### Conics on Gushel-Mukai fourfold

Let $X$ be a very general Gushel-Mukai fourfold, let $\mathcal{U}$ be the tautological sub-bundle and $\mathcal{Q}$ be the tautological quotient bundle. Let $C\subset X$ be a $\rho$-conic, then $\...

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### How to distinguish the singularities on moduli space?

Let me start with concrete examples. Let $X$ be a smooth special Gushel-Mukai threefold and $\mathcal{C}(X)$ be its honest Fano surface of conics, it has two irreducible components $\mathcal{C}(X)=\...

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### The uniqueness of some semistable torsion free sheaves on Fano threefold

Let $X$ be a prime Fano threefold of index one and even genus $g\geq 6$, one can show that the moduli space of torsion free semistable sheaves $M(2,1,m_g)$ with $m_g=\left \lceil{\frac{g+2}{2}}\right \...

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### A short exact sequence on del Pezzo threefold and Gushel-Mukai

Let $Y$ be degree 5 index two prime Fano threefold. Let $\mathcal{E}$ and $\mathcal{Q}$ be the tautological sub and quotient bundle on $Y$. It is not hard to show that there is a short exact sequence:
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### Formula for genus of a Fano variety

This is a simple question, just looking for a reference for a formula.
As far I understand the genus of a prime Fano $n$-fold is defined to be the genus of a complete intersection of $n-1$ smooth ...

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### Global Torelli and local Torelli for Fano threefolds (need reference)

It is known that in general Globally Torelli does not imply the local Torelli theorem, see
Is the Torelli map an immersion?
Globally Torelli means that the period map $\mathcal{P}$ is injective and
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### Auto-equivalences of non-trivial components of derived category of $X_{18}$

Let $X:=X_{18}$ be an index one smooth prime Fano threefold of degree 18.
Consider its semi-orthogonal decomposition: $D^b(X)=\langle\mathcal{O}_X,\mathcal{E}^{\vee},\mathcal{A}_X\rangle=\langle\...

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### A Fourier-Mukai equivalence between non trivial component of cubic threefold and degree 14 prime Fano threefold

Consider a cubic threefold $Y$ and its associated degree $14$ prime Fano threefold $X$, we have the equivalences of non-trivial components of $D^b(Y)$ and $D^b(X)$, i.e, $\mathcal{A}_X\cong\mathcal{B}...

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### Dual of stable vector bundle on a Fano threefold

Let $E$ be a rank $2$ stable vector bundle on a prime Fano threefold of genus $8$, with Chern numbers $c_1=1, c_2=6, c_3=0$.
Question. Is it true that $E(-1)=E^*$?
What I am able to show is that ...

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### Cohomology of normal bundle and tangent bundle on Gushel-Mukai threefold

Let $X$ be a smooth general ordinary Gushel-Mukai threefold. There is an embedding $X\rightarrow\mathrm{Gr}(2,5):=G$. Consider the normal bundle $\mathcal{N}_{X|G}$, how to compute cohomology of this ...

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### Is there a direct way to show Fano surface of lines and conics on the pairs of Fano threefolds isomorphic?

I am considering the following setting:
Let $(Y_d, X_{4d+2})$ be the pair of degree $d$ and index 2 Fano threefold $Y_d$ and degree $4d+2$ index 1 Fano threefold and both of them are Picard number 1. ...

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### Fano surface of conics on Gushel-Mukai threefolds

Let $X$ be a smooth Gushel-Mukai threefold, there are following four cases:
$X_1$ is a special Gushel-Mukai with branch locus $\mathcal{B}$ on $Y_5$ general, i.e, it does contain any line or conic. $\...

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### Are two versions of Kuznetsov components equivalent?

Let $X$ be a degree $10$, genus $6$ index $1$ and Picard number $1$ smooth Fano threefold. There are two versions of Semi-orthogonal decompositions. The First version is $$D^b(X)=\langle\mathrm{Ku}(X)...

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### The locus of lines intersecting with another fixed line on a Fano threefold

Let $Y$ be an index $2$, degree $5$, Picard number $1$ Fano threefold, i.e $Y$ is a linear section of Grassmannian $\operatorname{Gr}(2,5)$. Let $\Sigma(Y)$ be the Hilbert scheme of lines on $Y$, it ...

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### arithmetic del Pezzo surfaces in comparison with del Pezzo surfaces over a field

A del Pezzo surface is a smooth, 2-dimensional projective variety $X$ with ample anticanonical divisor, i.e. a 2-dimensional Fano variety.
I am interested in the arithmetic analogue, a 2-dimensional ...

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### Structure of the big cone and Seshadri constant on Fano manifolds

I would like to know something about the following two questions.
Given $X$ Fano manifold and $L$ an ample line bundle on $X$, we define
\begin{gather}
\sigma(L,x):=\sup\{t>0\, :\, \mu^{*}L-tE \,\,...

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### Do non-compact Fano manifolds exist?

Suppose $(M,g, \omega)$ is a Kähler manifold with $\text{Ric}(g) = g$, i.e., $M$ is a Fano manifold. Is $M$ necessarily compact? If not, perhaps complete and Fano implies compact? I'd like to build a ...