Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 18 (2011)

Number 5

An Example of Non-Homeomorphic Conjugate Varieties

Pages: 937 – 942



C. S. Rajan (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Bombay 400-005, India)


We give examples of smooth projective varieties over complex numbers, in the context of connected Shimura varieties, which are not homeomorphic to a conjugate of itself by an automorphism of the complex numbers.

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