Communications in Analysis and Geometry

Volume 23 (2015)

Number 1

The Noether inequality for Gorenstein minimal 3-folds

Pages: 1 – 9



Jungkai A. Chen (Department of Mathematics, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan)

Meng Chen (Department of Mathematics & LMNS, Fudan University, Shanghai, China)


We prove the Conjecture of Catenese-Chen-Zhang: the inequality $K_X^3 \geq \frac{4}{3}p_g(X)- \frac{10}{3}$ holds for all projective Gorenstein minimal 3-folds $X$ of general type.

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