Nodal quintic surfaces and lines on cubic fourfolds

Moduli and Algebraic Cycles

28 September 13:15 - 14:15

Daniel Huybrechts - University of Bonn

Quintic surfaces with 16 nodes can be seen as natural generalizations of singular Kummer quartic surfaces. They also appear naturally in the context of Fano varieties of lines on cubic fourfolds and have been studied by many people (Beauville, Catanese, Fano, Izadi, Shen, Voisin,….). I will explain how some of the well-known results can be refined and discuss some open questions.

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John Christian Ottem
University of Oslo
Dan Petersen
Stockholm University
David Rydh
KTH Royal Institute of Technology


Dan Petersen


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