## Weighted projective spaces and minimal nilpotent orbits

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## Abstract:

We investigate (twisted) rings of differential operators on the resolution of singularities of an irreducible component $\overline X$ of $\overline O_{\mathrm {min}}\cap \mathfrak n_+$ (where $\overline O_{\mathrm {min}}$ is the (Zariski) closure of the minimal nilpotent orbit of $\mathfrak {sp}_{2n}$ and $\mathfrak n_+$ is the Borel subalgebra of $\mathfrak {sp}_{2n}$) using toric geometry, and show that they are homomorphic images of a certain family of associative subalgebras of $U(\mathfrak {sp}_{2n})$, which contains the maximal parabolic subalgebra $\mathfrak p$ determining $\overline O_{\min }$. Further, using Fourier transforms on Weyl algebras, we show that (twisted) rings of well-suited weighted projective spaces are obtained from the same family of subalgebras. Finally, we investigate this family of subalgebras from the representation-theoretical point of view and, among other things, rediscover in a different framework irreducible highest weight modules for the UEA of $\mathfrak {sp}_{2n}$.## References

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## Additional Information

**Carlo A. Rossi**- Affiliation: Department of mathematics, ETH Zürich, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland
- Email: crossi@math.ethz.ch
- Received by editor(s): August 17, 2007
- Received by editor(s) in revised form: November 8, 2007
- Published electronically: April 17, 2008
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The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication. - Journal: Represent. Theory
**12**(2008), 208-224 - MSC (2000): Primary 13N10
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S1088-4165-08-00328-2
- MathSciNet review: 2403559