Motives of derived equivalent K3 surfaces



We observe that derived equivalent K3 surfaces have isomorphic Chow motives. The result holds more generally for arbitrary surfaces, as pointed out by Charles Vial.


Motives K3 surfaces Derived categories 

Mathematics Subject Classification

4C30 14C25 14J28 14F05 



I am very grateful to Charles Vial for answering my questions and to him and Andrey Soldatenkov for comments on a first version of this note and helpful suggestions. Thanks also to Jeff Achter who insisted that the result should hold without any restriction on the field and to the referee for a thorough reading and constructive suggestions.


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  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität BonnBonnGermany

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