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Killing vector fields and harmonic forms

Author: Edward T. Wright
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 199 (1974), 199-202
MSC: Primary 57D70; Secondary 58G10
MathSciNet review: 0350757
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Abstract: The paper is concerned with harmonic $ (p,q)$-forms on compact Kähler manifolds which admit Killing vector fields with discrete zero sets. Let $ {h^{p,q}}$ denote the dimension of the space of harmonic $ (p,q)$-forms. The main theorem states that $ {h^{p,q}} = 0,p \ne q$.

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Keywords: Killing vector field, Morse function, harmonic form, Kähler manifold
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