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Why are they called reductive groups? [duplicate]

The reductive groups play a central role in the Langlands correspondence. Why are these groups called reductive? Does this name suggest something conceptual about these groups?
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Dual Coxeter numbers, Langlands dual groups, black holes and twisted compactification of 6d (2,0) A D E theories on a circle

A 6-dimensional (2,0) superconformal quantum field theory comes in Lie algebra A, D, E types. These theories do not have classical Lagrangian and are purely quantum.These theories on a torus ...
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From Galois representations to automorphic forms for $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ (via Drinfeld's shtukas)

Drinfeld-Lafforgue have proven function fields Langlands conjectures in type A: see https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0212417.pdf (Laumon's survey in English), https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0212399.pdf (...
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Duality of Hitchin fibrations in type A

For $G = GL_n$, it is known that the generic fibers of the Hitchin fibration are the Picard stacks of line bundles on the corresponding spectral curves and the duality of Hitchin fibrations in this ...
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Generation of trace fields of Frobenii on local systems

Let $\overline{X}$ be a smooth proper curve over $\mathbb{F}_q$, for some $q$, $S$ a collection of $\mathbb{F}_q$ points of $\overline{X}$, and set $X=\overline{X}-S$. For a rank $n$ $\overline{\...
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Relationship between the TQFTs in Kapustin-Witten and Ben-Zvi-Sakellaridis-Venkatesh

In upcoming work of Ben-Zvi-Sakellaridis-Venkatesh, (see for instance these notes or this lecture) some important aspects of the Langlands correspondence are stated in the language of topological ...
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Beilinson-Drinfeld local geometric class field theory

There is the following version of categorical local geometric class field theory: Let $\mathbb{D}=\operatorname{Spec} \mathbb{C}((t))$, $L\mathbb{G}_m$: the loop group of $\mathbb{G}_m$ over $\mathbb{...
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Statement of local geometric Langlands

A precise statement of the global geometric Langlands conjecture is well-known. However, I am unable to find a statement of the local Langlands conjecture. Does anyone have a modern statement or a ...
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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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Elementary questions on the geometric Langlands program for the orthogonal and symplectic families

If $G^\vee = SL(n,\mathbb{C})$ and $V = \mathbb{C}^n$, then the Langlands dual of $G^\vee$ is $G = PGL(n,\mathbb{C})$. Denote by $T$ and $T^\vee$ maximal tori in $G$ and $G^\vee$ respectively. The ...
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Representation theory of Chevalley groups as a categorical trace

Dennis Gaitsgory's 2016 preprint, From Geometric to Function-Theoretic Langlands (or How to Invent Shtukas) includes in the third section a very compressed but suggestive discussion of the ...
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Equivalence between $\mathcal{D}_\lambda$ modules and $\mathcal{D}_{0}$ modules

Fix $G$ a finite dimensional reductive group and $\lambda$ a weight. Apparently the category of $\mathcal{D}_\lambda$ modules on $G/B$ is equivalent to the category of $\mathcal{D}_0$ modules on $G'/B'...
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On a remark of Langlands

I'm been wondering about this for a while and hope someone can enlighten me. In this interview of Robert Langlands's from 2010, on pg 21 (Question 8) he states "At one point, when fairly young, I ...
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Langlands dual group in math vs. Goddard-Nyuts-Olive dual group in physics

Given a group $G$, there is a so-called Langlands dual group $G^{∨}$. Given a group $G$, there is also a so-called Goddard-Nyuts-Olive dual group $G^{'}$ that relates to the magnetic charge. Are ...
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Understanding moduli of shtukas of non-minuscule cocharacter

I have kind of a soft question. I've studied the basics of L. Lafforgue's proof of function field Langlands for GLn, and its use of the moduli of shtukas with two legs, and the cocharacters $[1,0,\...
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Geometric Langlands: From D-mod to Fukaya

This post is rather wordy and speculative, but I promise there is a concrete question embedded within. For experts, I'll open with a question: Question: Given a compact Riemann surface $X$, why ...
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Integral kernels for geometric langlands

My apologies for the imprecise question(s), it should be clear enough that I´m a complete beginner in this subject. The (de Rham) Geometric Langlands Conjecture over $\mathbb{C}$ takes as input a ...
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Does $\text{Bun}_G$ have the homotopy type of a classifying space in positive characteristic?

In these lecture notes by Jacob Lurie, he identifies the homotopy type of $\text{Bun}_G$ with that of a certain classifying space $B\mathcal{P}_{sm}$ when the group scheme $G$ is over $\mathbb{C}$. ...
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Ramified Geometric Langlands

Is the following a reasonable formulation of (a part of) the geometric Langlands conjecture for $\mathrm{GL}_n$ over a curve $X$? (*) Let $\mathcal{L}$ be an irreducible rank $n$ $\ell$-adic local ...
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What is the relationship between the sheaf-function dictionary and cohomology of moduli spaces of shtukas?

I'm a newcomer to the geometric Langlands setting, and have mostly consulted surveys like Laumon's overview of L. Lafforgue's proof or Frenkel's recent advances survey, so apologies if this is ...
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What is the analogy between the moduli of shtukas and Shimura varieties?

I have heard that moduli spaces of shtukas are supposed to be the analogue of Shimura varieties in the setting of function fields. Could someone more knowledgeable about these objects explain how this ...
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Number Theory and Gravity

Langlands program is a web of far-reaching and influential conjectures about connections between number theory and geometry. Proposed by Robert Langlands at IAS (1967, 1970), it seeks to relate Galois ...
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Analog of Ramanujan-Petersson conjecture in Geometric Langlands

The Ramanujan conjecture asserts that \begin{align} |\tau(p)|\leq 2p^{11/2} \end{align} where $\tau(p)$ is the $p^{th}$ Fourier coeffecient in the q-expansion of the weight 12 cusp form $\Delta(z)$. ...
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Remark 12.8.8 in Arinkin--Gaitsgory

I can not understand Remark 12.8.8 in the preprint "SINGULAR SUPPORT OF COHERENT SHEAVES AND THE GEOMETRIC LANGLANDS CONJECTURE". I am somewhat embarrased by the degree of my confusion, hopefully ...
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Beilinson-Drinfeld quantization and stable bundles

To motivate this question, I'm going to try and explain some background notions. This won't be absolutely necessary for experts, but I want to be vaguely honest about where this question comes from. ...
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Implications of gauge symmetry breaking on the spectral side of geometric Langlands?

Let $G$ be a complex reductive algebraic group and $X$ be a smooth compact complex curve. It's easy to see that the space of vacua in B-twisted $N=4$ SUSY Yang--Mills theory is $\mathfrak{h}^*[2]/W$ (...
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Compact generation of the category of D-modules on moduli stack of principal bundles for algebraic groups?

Let $k$ be an algebraically closed field of characteristic 0. Let $X$ be a connected smooth complete curve over $k$. Consider the moduli stack $\mathrm{Bun}_G$ of principal $G$-bundles on $X$ for ...
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Langlands dual and integrable representations

Assume I successfully classified the integrable representations of a certain semi-simple Lie group $G$. Given this information, what do I know about the integrable representations of $G^\vee$, the ...
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Examples of function fields Langlands for small genus (<= 2)

See Edward Frenkel's article "Lectures on the Langlands program and conformal field theory" for an exposition of the function fields Langlands correspondence (now a theorem of Drinfel'd, L.Lafforgue &...
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Bi-Whittaker functions and local Langlands compatibility

I'm trying to figure out the arithmetic analogue of a key conjecture in the geometric local Langlands correspondence. Briefly, one expects for $K=\mathbb{C}((t))$ an equivalence of dg categories $$\...
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References for Langlands classification

I kindly ask about some references concerning the representation theory of the Langlands dual of a compact Lie group, and how it relates to things related to the original compact Lie group. My ...
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LMS Lectures on Geometric Langlands

Everybody knows how insightful are David Ben-Zvi talks (and comments/answers here on mathoverflow). I was trying to watch the LMS 2007 Lecture Series on Geometric Langlands by David, supposedly made ...
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Global Langlands function fields

Has V. Lafforgue proved the automorphic-to-Galois direction in the Global Langlands conjectures for general reductive groups over function fields? What is the current status, more generally? Related ...
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Any progress on Strominger-Yau and Zaslow conjecture?

In 2002 Hausel - Thaddeus interpreted SYZ conjecture in the context of Hitchin system and Langlands duality. Let briefly explain it Let $\pi : E \to Σ$ a complex vector bundle of rank $r$ and ...
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Feigin-Frenkel centre and opers for reductive Lie algebras

Edward Frenkel (together with Boris Feigin and others) has proven many interesting results connecting the representation theory of an affine Kac-Moody algebra at the critical level with the geometry ...
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A question related to the semisimplification of a Weil-Deligne representation

I have been trying to find the answer to this question, I think it must not be hard but I don't get it. I have a Weil-Deligne representation ($\rho,N$) of the Weil group $W$ of $Q_p$, that is $\rho$ ...
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What do Hecke eigensheaves actually look like?

Let $\mathbb F_q$ be a finite field, $C$ a curve over $\mathbb F_q$ of genus $g\geq 2$, $\rho: \pi_1(C) \to GL_2(\overline{\mathbb Q}_\ell)$ an irreducible local system. The geometric Langlands ...
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Geometric Satake and Restriction

The Geometric Satake correspondence (due to Lusztig, Ginzburg, Mirkovic-Vilonen) relates perverse sheaves on the Loop Group $\hat{G}$ (with their convolution product) to the Representations of the ...
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Homological contractibility of a prestack

This question is in reference to Gaitsgory's preprint Contractibility of the space of rational maps. On p. 5 of the preprint, Gaitsgory defines a prestack $\mathscr{Y}$ (say over affine $\mathbb{C}$-...
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Meaning of topological tensor products in Frenkel-Gaitsgory

The appendix to http://arxiv.org/abs/math/0508382 by Frenkel & Gaitsgory (following an earlier work of Beilinson) describes three different monoidal structures, denoted by $\otimes^!,\otimes^*,$ ...
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What are local spaces and what are they good for?

Factorization structures have been popular in the past decade. Recently a variant of this structure has been suggested by Ivan Mirkovic (and possibly collaborators). This variant, which goes under the ...
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Number theory and physics

I was following some lectures by Edward Frenkel about Langlands correspondence. He was describing some analogies between number theory and theoretical physics (Mirror symmetry). At some point ( my ...
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Langlands duality and multiplying cocharacters

Recall that there is a bijection between irreducible representations of a compact real Lie group $G$ and the cocharacters (homomorphisms $U(1) \to G$, modulo conjugation) of the Langlands dual group $^...
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Arthur's refinement of parameters for unitary automorphic representations

In his work on the classification of automorphic representations of a group $G$, Arthur has conjectured that the parameterization of such representations involves a homomorphism $\rho : SL_2 \times ...
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Vector bundles, Higgs bundles and the Langlands program

This question is somewhat vaguely structured. But, I hope someone can make it more precise (or) it is indeed possible to answer it in the form that I am stating it.  Background : I recently chanced ...
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Current Status on Langlands Program

The Langlands Program was launched almost fifty years ago, and progress has been made gradually, much of it hard earned. Langlands himself wrote a survey on the functoriality conjecture in 1997, Where ...
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Twists in "Eisenstein property" in Geometric Langlands

I am trying to read and understand (parts of) Gaitsgory's “Outline of the proof of the Geometric Langlands conjecture for GL(2)” [arXiv link]. In Section 6.4.8 he states "Property Ei", which basically ...
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Langlands correspondence for reducible representations

The Langlands correspondence over a function field matches irreducible $n$-dimensional Galois representations with cuspidal irreducible automorphic representations. My question is: Is there any idea ...
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On Geometric Langlands Correspondence

The Geometric Langlands correspondence introduced by Drinfeld and Laumon conjectures a 1 to 1 correspondence between (A) local systems on a projective smooth curve over a field and (B) (Hecke eigen-)...
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Reference on Casselman-Shalika formula for GL(n) and PGL(n)?

I am looking for reference on Casselman-Shalika formula for GL(n) and PGL(n) at finite place p.
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