A Counterexample to Hartogs’ Type Extension of Holomorphic Line Bundles

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Abstract

Consider a domain \(\varOmega \) in \(\mathbb {C}^n\) with \(n\geqslant 2\) and a compact subset \(K\subset \varOmega \) such that \(\varOmega \backslash K\) is connected. We address the problem whether a holomorphic line bundle defined on \(\varOmega \backslash K\) extends to \(\varOmega \). In 2013, Fornæss, Sibony, and Wold gave a positive answer in dimension \(n\geqslant 3\), when \(\varOmega \) is pseudoconvex and K is a sublevel set of a strongly plurisubharmonic exhaustion function. However, for K of general shape, we construct counterexamples in any dimension \(n\geqslant 2\). The key is a certain gluing lemma by means of which we extend any two holomorphic line bundles which are isomorphic on the intersection of their base spaces.

Keywords

Hartogs’ extension Holomorphic line bundles Gluing lemma 

Mathematics Subject Classification

32A10 32L10 

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Acknowledgements

The author addresses sincere thanks to Joël Merker for driving him to this problem and for useful discussions. The author also thanks an anonymous referee for pointing out minor mistakes in the first version.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département de Mathématiques D’orsay, Faculté des SciencesUniversité Paris-SudOrsay CedexFrance

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