Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Kodaira Dimension and Zeros of Holomorphic One-Forms

Speaker: Christian Schnell, Stony Brook University

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 201

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 3:30 p.m.


I will talk about a joint paper with Mihnea Popa; our main result is that on a smooth projective variety of general type, every holomorphic one-form has a nonempty zero locus. Although this sounds like a problem in birational geometry, the proof uses results about D-modules on abelian varieties.