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Harmonic maps and singularities of period mappings

Authors: Jürgen Jost, Yi-Hu Yang and Kang Zuo
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 143 (2015), 3351-3356
MSC (2010): Primary 14M27, 58E20
Published electronically: April 16, 2015
MathSciNet review: 3348777
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Abstract: We use simple methods from harmonic maps to investigate singularities of period mappings at infinity. More precisely, we derive a harmonic map version of Schmid's nilpotent orbit theorem.

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Jürgen Jost
Affiliation: Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

Yi-Hu Yang
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240, People’s Republic of China

Kang Zuo
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Mainz University, 55099 Mainz, Germany

Keywords: Period mapping, nilpotent orbit, harmonic map
Received by editor(s): December 18, 2013
Published electronically: April 16, 2015
Additional Notes: The first author was partially supported by ERC Advanced Grant FP7-267087
The second author was partially supported by NSF of China (No. 11171253)
Communicated by: Lei Ni
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