The distribution of rational points on some smooth spherical Fano varieties

Date: 2021-04-19

Time: 17:00 - 18:00

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Ulrich Derenthal (University of Hannover) and Jörg Brüdern (University of Göttingen)

In this double act, we describe our recent work with Valentin Blomer and Giuliano Gagliardi. We confirm the conjectures of Manin and Peyre for a class of smooth spherical Fano varieties of semisimple rank one. In particular, the class includes all smooth spherical Fano threefolds of type T.