# Questions tagged [noncommutative-geometry]

Noncommutative geometry in the sense of Connes and beyond: noncommutative algebras viewed as functions on a noncommutative space.

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### Quivers as noncommutative curves

I've heard that an idea behind noncommutative geometry (in dim 1) is to study "noncommutative" analogues of $\text{Coh}(\text{curve})$, rather than the curve directly. Apparently the ...
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### Research in spin geometry

I am currently learning differential geometry, but I have heard about the field of spin geometry and have skimmed through the book Dirac Operators in Riemannian Geometry by Thomas Friedrich. I have ...
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### Projective planes over non-division rings

Is there a "right" notion of a projective plane over a general (unital, non-division) ring? Let me explain what type of object I am looking for. Let $R$ be an arbitrary (not necessarily ...
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### Reference for the Swan-Serre theorem as a monoidal equivalence

Let $X$ be a compact Hausdorff The well-known Swan--Serre theorem gives an equivalence between the continuous vector bundles over a compact Hausdorff space $X$, and finitely-generated projective $C(X)$...
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### Hopf “algebroid” structure of a groupoid convolution algebra?

This question is already posted in math.stackexchange, but didn't receive any answer. I'm not sure if this question fits in here, but surely someone in here can guide me to the correct answer. To make ...
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### Making sense of “every non-commutative algebra has its own internal time evolution (aka a one-parameter group)”?

I've listened to many interviews and lectures of Alain Connes, in which he says something which goes roughly as follows "Every non-commutative algebra has its own time (evolution of), by which I ...
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### Antisymmetric tensor coordinates and tensorial spaces

I am currently working on some geometric aspects of higher-spin models for which there appear antisymmetric tensor coordinates $X^{\mu\nu}=-X^{\nu\mu}$, with $\mu,\nu=1,...,N$, which have been ...
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### Invertible elements of the Hopf algebra quantum $SU(2)$

Let $SU_q(2)$ be the (polynomial) Hopf algebra introduced by Woronocicz called the quantum special unitary group. For details see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_quantum_group (Note that on the ...
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### Why does Riesz's Representation Theorem apply in quantum mechanics?

$\DeclareMathOperator\tr{tr}$One begins with a quantum mechanical system, i.e. a unital $C^*$-algebra $A$. It is common to begin the discussion with embedding $A$ into the algebra of bounded operators ...
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### Why Der($A_{\theta}$) is spanned by two elements only?

In the work of Connes and Marcolli, on page 20, it state that: Just as in the classical case of a (commutative) manifold, what ensures that the derivations considered are enough to span the whole ...
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### Symmetry group for (noncommutative) manifold from spectral triple

(This post is cross-post in Mathematics Stack Exchanges https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/3992766/symmetry-group-for-noncommutative-manifold) Is there any notion of symmetry group arise for ...
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### tangent bundle on noncommutative manifold

Using the Serre-Swan's theorem, one can do vector bundle theory on noncommutative manifold $(A,H,D)$, by replacing vector bundle by finitely generated projectve module $M$. For the construction of ...
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### What is the precise relationship between real Poisson algebras and commutative $C^*$ algebras?

I've been teaching myself quantum mechanics, and I realized that I'm missing something fundamental. Namely, there are two pictures that I don't know how to reconcile: Quantum Mechanics generalizes ...
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### $C^*$ algebras whose nontrivial projections form a non empty compact connected set

Apart from $M_2(\mathbb{C})$. what is an example of a $C^*$ algebra $A$ whose set of non trivial projections form a non empty compact connected set? Is there an example of this situation such that ...
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### Localization of symmetric monoidal categories and geometry

I have a series of vague questions, related to localization of symmetric monoidal categories. Here is the context. Say we are working over a field of characteristic zero. Then the "one category ...
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### A non nuclear $C^*$ algebra $A$ for which the algebraic tensor product $A\otimes A$ admits a unique $C^*$ norm

Is there a non nuclear $C^*$ algebra $A$ for which the minimum and maximum $C^*$ norms on $A\otimes A$ coincide? A somewhat similar question is discussed here.
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### What is a quantum analogue of the fact that the second fundamental group of every Lie group is trivial?

What is an appropriate version of the following fact in terms of Hopf algebras and quantum groups: "For every connected Lie group $G$ the second fundamental group $\pi_2(G)$ is trivial?" Is there ...