Harmonic maps and singularities of period mappings
Jürgen Jost, Yi-Hu Yang, and Kang Zuo
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Submission date: 31. Aug. 2014
published in: Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 143 (2015) 8, p. 3351-3356
DOI number (of the published article): 10.1090/proc/12566
MSC-Numbers: 14M27, 58E20
Keywords and phrases: period mapping, nilpotent orbit, harmonic map
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We use simple methods from harmonic maps to investigate singularities of period mappings at infifinity. More precisely, we derive a harmonic map version of Schmid's nilpotent orbit theorem.