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Singular hermitian metrics on holomorphic vector bundles


We introduce and study the notion of singular hermitian metrics on holomorphic vector bundles, following Berndtsson and Păun. We define what it means for such a metric to be positively and negatively curved in the sense of Griffiths and investigate the assumptions needed in order to locally define the curvature Θh as a matrix of currents. We then proceed to show that such metrics can be regularised in such a way that the corresponding curvature tensors converge weakly to Θh. Finally we define what it means for h to be strictly negatively curved in the sense of Nakano and show that it is possible to regularise such metrics with a sequence of smooth, strictly Nakano negative metrics.

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Raufi, H. Singular hermitian metrics on holomorphic vector bundles. Ark Mat 53, 359–382 (2015).

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  • Vector Bundle
  • Line Bundle
  • Curvature Tensor
  • Holomorphic Section
  • Plurisubharmonic Function