# Questions tagged [higgs-bundles]

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### Making a map in sheaf cohomology involving a theta characteristic explicit

Motivation:
For a given rank 2 vector bundle we want to know how many theta-characteristic valued twisted endomorphisms it has.
Setting:
Let $C$ be a smooth algebraic curve over a field of ...

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### Has anyone studied the derived category of Higgs sheaves?

Let $X$ be a complex manifold and $\Omega^1_X$ be the sheaf of holomorphic $1$-forms on $X$. A Higgs bundle on $X$ is a holomorphic vector bundle $E$ together with a morphism of $\mathcal{O}_X$-...

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### Simpson correspondence for perverse sheaves

Let $X$ be a projective complex manifold. Then Simpson's correspondence from nonabelian Hodge theory shows that the category of semisimple local systems on $X$ is equivalent to the category of ...

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### Is this a correct description of the BPS monopole of charge $1$?

I am reading the book "The Geometry and Dynamics of Magnetic Monopoles", by M.F. Atiyah and N.J. Hitchin, and I got to this part:
"... let $H$ be the Hopf line bundle over $S^2$ and ...

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### Invariance of numerical class of a curve in Higgs-Grassmann schemes

Premise
Let $X$ be a projective variety of dimension $n\geq1$ over an algebraically closed field of characteristic $0$.
A Higgs sheaf $\mathfrak{E}$ is a pair $(E,\varphi)$ where $E$ is a $\mathcal{...

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### Higgs quotient sheaf of a Higgs bundle

Let $X$ be a smooth complex projective variety of dimension $n\geq2$, let $\mathfrak{E}=(E,\varphi)$ be a Higgs bundle over $X$ of rank $r\geq2$.
Does exists a Higgs quotient sheaf $\mathcal{Q}$ of $\...

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### Semistable Higgs bundles and flat connections

Let $\mathfrak{E}=(E,\varphi)$ be a Higgs bundle on a projective manifold $(X,\omega)$ of dimension $n$, where $\omega$ is a Kähler form; the holomorphic structure of $E$ defines an operator $\bar{\...

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### Scheme of Higgs reductions

I'm reading the Bruzzo and Graña Otero's paper Semistable and Numerically Effective Principal (Higgs) Bundles; here: $X$ is a smooth, complex, projective variety; $G$ is a connected, complex, ...