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Real and complex multiplication for K3 surfaces

Event Category:
Reading Seminar in Algebraic Geometry
Eyal Markman

The transcendental lattice T of a projective K3 surface is an irreducible Hodge structure. The ring of endomorphisms of the rational Hodge structure of T is thus a field K that turns out to be either a totally real or a totally complex number field. When K is totally complex, then it is spanned by rational Hodge isometries, which turn out to be algebraic, by a result of Mukai and Buskin. We will review this relationship between number theory and the Hodge conjecture for products of K3 surfaces.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 2:30pm
LGRT 1681