Preprint 78/2017

Lefschetz (1,1)-theorem in Tropical Geometry

Kristin Shaw, Philipp Jell, and Johannes Rau

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Submission date: 29. Nov. 2017
Pages: 27
MSC-Numbers: 14T05, 52B40, 55N35, 14C25, 14C22
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For a tropical manifold of dimension n we show that the tropical homology classes of degree (n −1, n −1) which arise as fundamental classes of tropical cycles are precisely those in the kernel of the eigenwave map. To prove this we establish a tropical version of the Lefschetz (1, 1)-theorem for rational polyhedral spaces that relates tropical line bundles to the kernel of the wave homomorphism on cohomology. Our result for tropical manifolds then follows by combining this with Poincar´e duality for integral tropical homology.

02.12.2017, 01:43