# Tagged Questions

Hamiltonian systems, symplectic flows, classical integrable systems

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### The mirror of the Landau--Ginzburg model given by elliptically fibered K3

Let $f:X\rightarrow \mathbb{P}^1$ be an elliptically fibered K3 surface. Choose a coordinate on $\mathbb{P}^1$ and consider $X\backslash f^{-1}(\infty)\rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ as a Landau--Ginzburg ...

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### Symplectic submanifolds of the tangent bundle $TM$ which have the form of a vector or fiber bundle

Let $(M,g)$ be a Riemannian manifold which admit a non vanishing vector field.(That is $\chi(M)=0$ when $M$ is a compact manifold). We pull back The symplectic structure of the ...

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### Complex Analytic Structure on Moduli Space of Stable Maps

Suppose $(X,\omega,J)$ is a compact Kähler manifold, and $\beta\in H_2(X,\mathbb Z)$ is given. Then, we can form the space $\overline{\mathcal M}:=\overline{\mathcal M}_{0,0}(X,\beta)$ of stable maps $...

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### Does every manifold admit a Lagrangian Riemannian metric?

Let $(M,g)$ be a Riemannian manifold. The $LC$ connection associated to the metric gives an $n$ dimensional distribution $D$ for $TM$. Let $\omega$ be the symplectic structure of $TM$ which is ...

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### Proof of Giroux's correspondence

It is extensively used and cited the following statement due to Giroux:
Given a closed $3$-manifold $M$, there is a $1:1$ correspondence between oriented contact structures on $M$ up to isotopy and ...

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### What can we say about the Cartesian product of a manifold with its exotic copy?

Let $M$ be a smooth oriented manifold, and let $M^E$ be an exotic copy, i.e homeomorphic but not diffeomorphic to $M$.
Is it true that $M\times M$ is diffeomorphic to $M\times M^E$?
I am ...

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### Existence of compact leaf for certain foliation of a symplectic manifold

Is there a symplectic manifold $(M,\omega)$ equipped with a Riemannian metric such that $d^* \omega \wedge dd^*\omega=0$ and there is a compact leaf for the foliation of $M\setminus S$ defined by $d^*...

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### Isotrivial Monodromy

Let $X\to \Delta$ be a projective family, smooth over $\Delta^*$, such that all fibers over $t\in \Delta^*$ are isomorphic. Does the monodromy representation factor through the algebraic automorphism ...

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### The ¨irreducible¨ representation variety of surface group

Let S be a closed surface of genus larger than 1, G be a compact, simply connected simple Lie group with finite center. Consider the representation variety M(S,G)=Rep($\pi_1$(S), G). Witten´s Formula ...

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### Special Cases of Duistermaat-Heckman Formula

The Duistermaat Heckman localization formula states how integrals over symplectic spaces with Hamiltonian $U(1)$ group actions.
$$ \int_M \frac{\omega^n}{n!} e^{-\mu} = \sum_{x_i \text{ fixed}} \frac{...

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### Can I bring the Kirillov 2-form on coadjoint orbits to adjoint orbits?

I tried asking this question on stackexchange and received no response.
Given a semisimple Lie group, there is a symplectic structure on the coadjoint orbits arising from the Kirillov 2-form. Can I ...

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### space of $\omega$-tame almost complex structures and $\mathrm{Diff}(M)$

Let $(M,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold, and $J$ is an almost complex structure on $M$. $J$ is said to be $\omega$-tame if
$$
\omega(v, Jv) >0
$$
for all non-zero $v\in TM$.
It is commonly said ...

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### Moyal $\star$-product inverse?

On a 2n-dimensional phase-space with coordinates $x$ and $p$, the Moyal product can be written explicitly as
$$g(x,p) \star h(x,p) = g(x,p) e^{\frac{i}{2}\left( \overleftarrow{\partial_x} \cdot \...

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### Is there a classification of polynomial Poisson brackets?

As an example, consider the following Poisson bracket on ${\mathbb R}^n$:
$$\{x_i, x_{i+1}\} = x_ix_{i+1}(x_i+x_{i+1}),\\
\{x_i, x_{i+2}\} = x_ix_{i+1}x_{i+2}.$$
The indices are taken modulo $n$, and ...

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### A cohomology associated to a symplectic manifold

Let $(M,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold.
Let $$\Omega_{\omega}^k(M)=\{\alpha \in \Omega^{k}(M)\mid \alpha \wedge \omega \;\;\text{is an exact form}\}$$
Then we have a chain comlex$$\...

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### Reference request: explicit equivariant localization formula on toric complete intersections

This post is about an equivariant integration formula in a famous paper https://arxiv.org/pdf/alg-geom/9701016.pdf by Alexander Givental, where the author presented the formula without proof or ...

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### Determinant as a Hamiltonian

Are there two symplectic structures $\omega_1, \omega_2$ on $M_{2n}(\mathbb{R})$ such that the function $Det:M_{2n}(\mathbb{R})\to \mathbb{R}$ is completely integrable with respect to $\omega_{1}$...

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### Is $\Bbb S^2 \times \Bbb S^4$ symplectic?

I'm playing around with products $M = \Bbb S^{n_1} \times \Bbb S^{n_2}$, and a quick computation using the Künneth formula tells us that if $(n_1,n_2)$ is not $(1,1)$ or $(2,4)$, $M$ is not symplectic ...

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### Floer cohomology from mapping spaces of $\infty$ categories

There's a meta-observation (of Urs Schreiber, who attributes it to Ken Brown and Lurie) that 'cohomology theories come from mapping spaces of $(\infty,1)$ categories'. This is described in detail at ...

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### Symplectic structures in rigid geometry

Let $K$ be a non-archimedean valued field (with any further adjectives attached as necessary). I'm looking for references or information about symplectic structures on rigid $K$-spaces.
For example, ...

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### Effective actions by non-commutative groups have non-commuting fundamental vector fields?

I have a bit of a contradiction in my brain and I was hoping once again that excellent Mathoverflow community could help me out :)
Let $\rho_g$ be the action associated to a non-abelian Lie Group $G$ ...

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### On the measure of regular and chaotic regions in a phase space

Consider a Hamiltonian, non-linear, dynamical system associated to $H(\vec{q},\vec{p})$. Assume that the number of effective degrees of freedom is relatively small, say $D=3,4,5$. Now choose a certain ...

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### Non-trivial examples of overtwisted contact structures

Are there any non-trivial examples of overtwisted contact structures on closed contact $3$-manifolds? By non-trivial I mean any examples besides the trivial one $\xi = \ker (\cos(r)dz - r \sin(r)d\...

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### What is symplectic cut of a 4-ball?

Lerman's symplectic cut construction applied on 4-ball by collapsing its boundary 3-sphere along the $\mathbb{S}^1$ orbits of Hopf fibration gives a closed 4-dimensional symplectic manifold. ...

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### Symplectic forms and sign of eigenvalues

This question has come out while reading J. Moser "New Aspects in the Theory of Stability
of Hamiltonian Systems". I'm particularly interested to the Appendix, where one investigates the stability of ...

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### Dimension of linear complex-symplectic reduction

Let $(V,\omega)$ be a finite-dimensional complex-symplectic vector space and $G$ be a complex reductive group acting linearly on $V$ by preserving $\omega$. Then, there is a moment map
$$\mu:V\to\...

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### A Lie algebra associated to a symplectic manifold

Let $(M,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold of dimension $2n$ with the volume form $\omega^n.$
In this question we associate a Lie algebra $L(M,\omega)$ to $(M,\omega)$. Then we are interested ...

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### how to understand the manifold with boundary jet bundle and cotangent bundle with boundary

Suppose that $M\subset (W^{2n},\omega)$ is an $n$-dimensional manifold with smooth boundary $\partial M$, where $(W,\omega)$ is a $2n$-dimensional Kähler manifold and boundary with contact type ...

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### Recovering topological invariants of symplectic manifold from the group of Hamiltonian diffeomorphisms?

There is a famous result of Banyaga stating that if two closed symplectic manifolds $(M_1, \omega_1)$ and $(M_2, \omega_2)$ have isomorphic groups of Hamiltonian diffeomorphisms $\mathrm{Ham}(M_1, \...

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### What is a derived Kähler manifold?

From what I understand, there exists a notion of derived $\mathbb{C}$-analytic space.
Let $T_{an}$ be the pregeometry in the sense of Lurie whose underlying $\infty$-category is the category of open ...

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### Question about Obstruction Bundle Gluing paper of Hutchings-Taubes

I'm trying to learn about Embedded Contact Homology. To understand the proof of $d^2=0$, I started by watching Hutchings' lectures on Obstruction Bundle Gluing on YouTube (1, 2, 3) and have now ...

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### Arithmetic symplectic geometry via mirror symmetry?

Homological mirror symmetry in the classical setting relates the bounded derived category of coherent sheaves on a Calabi-Yau manifold to the split-closure of the derived Fukaya category of the mirror ...

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### Does this condition imply symplectic birational cobordism?

From the definition of symplectic birationality given here (https://arxiv.org/pdf/0906.3265.pdf, Definition 2.1), two compact symplectic $2n$-manifolds $(M_{1},\omega_{1}),(M_{2},\omega_{2})$ are ...

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### An elliptic operator whose coreresponding symbol Hamiltonian vector field has an isolated periodic orbit

Let $D$ be a differential operator on the space of smooth functions on a manifold $M$. The symbol of $D$ can be considered as a Hamiltonian on the cotangent bundle $T^*M$. We call ...

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### Is there a simply connected contact manifold, “non-exactly” fillable, cappable, such that the whole thing is symplectically aspherical?

Is there an example of a simply connected contact manifold W, with a non exact symplectic filling $M_1$, (that is, $M_1$ is a symplectic manifold, with contact boundary $W$ and a Liouville vector ...

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### Biholomorphic maps between cotangent bundles with non-standard complex structures

Let $X$ be a compact Kähler manifold. Let $\omega_i$ (i=1,2) be Kähler forms on $X$. Assume that $\psi:X\rightarrow X$ is a diffeomorphism such that $\psi^*\omega_2=\omega_1$.
Recall that each $\...

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### Isn't the quantomorphism group really just the “WKB-quantomorphism” group?

Introduction
In his second-most upvoted post, called "Why quantum mechanics?" (second only to his post on fibre bundles & gauge theory) in the physics SE community, Urs Schreiber, in the setting ...

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### Lagrangian foliation for a holomorphic symplectic manifold

I am interested in gathering as many examples as possible for Lagrangian foliations of holomorphically symplectic manifolds $(X, \omega)$, where $X$ is a $2n$-dimensional complex manifold equipped ...

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### Topological cycles with Lagrangian support

For a compact Kähler manifold of dimension $2n$, is there a classification of the homological $n$-cycles which are supported in a compact Lagrangian submanifold?
The main example for this question ...

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### Diameter of pseudoholomorphic curves

Fix an almost-complex structure $J$ on $\mathbb{R}^{2n}.$ Let $u: (D^2, i) \to (\mathbb{R}^{2n}, J)$ be a $J$-holomorphic disk.
My question: can one prove an a-priori bound on the diameter of $u$ (...

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### Does there exist a candidate for 'holomorphic' instanton Floer homology?

The Euler characteristic of instanton Floer homology agrees with the Casson invariant. Thomas introduced the notion of holomorphic Casson invariant, defined using the holomorphic Chern-Simons ...

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### Existence of isotopy preserving the action

Let $\gamma_1$ and $\gamma_2$ be simple closed curves in $R^4.$ Let $\lambda= x_1 dy_1+ x_2dy_2.$ Suppose that $\int_{\gamma_1} \lambda= \int_{\gamma_2} \lambda.$
I am looking for a reference for ...

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### Index formula with nonisolated fixed points

Consider a compact Riemannian manifold of even dimension $n$ admitting a $U(1)$ action. If the fixed points of the action are isolated, then Witten [1; eq. 35] gives the character-valued index of the ...

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### Finding generators of equivariant cohomology

Let $(M,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold with symplectic form $\omega$, carrying a Hamiltonian action of a compact connected Lie group $G$ with moment map $\mu:M\to \mathfrak{g}^\ast$, where $\...

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### Fibration of a toric symplectic manifold from a fibration of the moment polytope

This question is regarding fiber bundles, both whose fibers and total space are toric symplectic manifolds. The structure group on the fiber is a subgroup of the structure group of the total space.
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### Two smooth tangent almost complex curves in a $4$-manifold

I would like to know if following is correct.
Statement. Suppose we have a smooth (i.e., $C^\infty$) almost complex structure on $\mathbb R^4$ and $C_1, C_2$ are two $J$-holomorphic curves passing ...

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### What does the flow of the principal symbol of the differential operator tell us about the PDE?

Disclaimer: Let me apologize in advance for asking this slightly vague question
Let $M$ be a manifold and let $P$ be a partial differential operator acting on $C^{\infty}(M)$. Associated to $P$ there'...

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### Scaling the parameter of symplectic reduction

Let $(M,\omega)$ be a symplectic manifold and $G$ a compact Lie group acting freely on $M$ by symplectomorphisms with moment map $\mu:M\to\mathfrak{g}^*$. Then, for all fixed point $\xi$ of the ...

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### “Signature Changing” Generalization of Lie Algebra?

I have in mind a mathematical structure I've never heard of before. Does anyone know what might be?
It is a manifold with vector fields whose Lie brackets have structure coefficients that are ...

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### Symplectic reduction of 4-manifolds with circle actions

Let $(M,\omega)$ be a $4$-dimensional closed symplectic manifold. Assume there exists a Hamiltonian $S^1$-action on $M$, let $\mu:M \to \mathbb{R}^*$ be its moment map and let $M_{\text{red}}=\mu^{-1}(...