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A necessary condition for a multi-complex-variable holomorphic function. [closed]

Let $\Omega\subset \mathbb{C}^n$ be an open unit ball, $f:\Omega \to\mathbb{C}$ is a bounded function. For $a \in \mathbb{C}^n$, define $$ \Omega_{j,a}=\{z\in\mathbb{C}:(a_1,...a_{j-1},z,a_{j+1},...,...
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Detail in proof of Hartog Theorem

I am stuck in the middle of what you can see below: when the book says "we can repeat the same construction [...] horizontal strip arbitrary close to $z_2=0$": We define different sets $E_l$ on any ...
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The conditions that partial derivatives commute

State the conditions that partial derivatives commute, namely, $D_1D_2f = D_2D_1f$. I understand how to prove that these partial derivatives are equal but I don't understand what commute means. ...
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Interpretation of the Weierstrass Preparation Theorem

I am reading Griffiths and Harris' Principles of Algebraic Geometry but I am having trouble making sense of a statement following the Weierstrass Preparation Theorem (p.9 in my edition). The ...
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Does a left-invariant vector field on a complex Lie group preserve holomorphic functions?

Let $G$ be a (finite-dimensional) complex Lie group, and suppose $f : G \to \mathbb{C}$ is holomorphic. Let $X$ be a left-invariant vector field on $G$. Must $Xf$ be holomorphic? I think I have a ...
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About multivariable quadratic polynomials

Say one has a polynomial function $f : \mathbb{C}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ such that it is quadratic in any of its variables $z_i$ (for $i \in \{ 1,2,..,n\}$). Then it follows that for any $i$ one ...
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Can a product of a Stein manifold and a compact manifold be again Stein?

A Stein manifold is a manifold which is holomorphically separable and convex. It is well known that a product of two holomorphically convex (resp. Stein) manifolds is again holomorphically convex (...
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Is a connected Reinhardt Domain which containg $0$ necessarely a polydisc?

I'm studying several complex variables basics. Roughly speaking: call $D\subseteq\Bbb C^n$ the set of points in which a given power series $$ \sum_{\alpha\in\Bbb N^n}a_{\alpha}(z-z_0)^{\alpha} $$ ...
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Divergence theorem in complex analysis

I am revisiting my understanding of integration by parts in several complex variables, but I have run into an apparent contradiction. This shows my understanding is flawed, which is somewhat ...
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density on smooth boundary in several variables complex analysis

Assume bounded domain (open and connected) $\Omega\subset \mathbb{C}^n$, and a smooth function $\rho:\mathbb{C}^n\longrightarrow \mathbb{R}$ such that $\rho(x) = 0$ for all $x\in \partial \Omega$, $\...
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Domain of convergence of series

Could you help me to find the domain of convergence of series : $$\sum\limits_{n,m=1}\frac{n}{m!}z_1^nz_2^m$$ in $\mathbb{C}^2$. The series is product of two series. I think the answer is $D(0,1)\...
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A question about SCV

Suppose that if $f$ is holomophic in $C^n$ and f is a complex polynomial with respect to each variables separately.How to show that $f$ is a polynomial?
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Pluriharmonic is harmonic

I just started learning several complex variables and I'm a little bit confused. I just read that every pluriharmonic function is harmonic and I can't find any proof of that. Please help.
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Compact normal family

Let $D \subset \mathbb{C}^n$ be a bounded convex domain. Let $F_j : D \times D \rightarrow D$ be a sequence of holomorphic functions such that $F_j(q,q) = q$ for all $j$. Then $\{F_j\}_j$ is a ...
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Holomorphic funtions

Let $U$ be an open connected subset of $\mathbb{C}^n$, and $O(U)$ the ring of holomorphic functions on $U$. Prove that $O(U)$ is an integral domain. I have done If $fg\equiv0$ in $U$, then $f$ ...
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How to apply Fubini's theorem in proof of Osgood's lemma

In the proof of Osgood's lemma for seperate holomorphicity, at one step we get that $$f(z)=\frac{1}{(2\pi \iota)^n}\int_{|w_i-\zeta_i|=r_i}\sum_{v_1,v_2,\ldots,v_n}\frac{f(\zeta)z_1^{v_1}\ldots z_n^{...
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Sum of subharmonics is subharmonic (using the more general definition)

I want to prove that a sum of subharmonic is subharmonic using the following definition "Formally, the definition can be stated as follows. Let G be a subset of the Euclidean space ${\mathbb{R}}^n$ ...
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Irreducible polynomial and the zero set of its derivative

Let $P$ be a polynomial in $\mathbb{C}[z_1,z_2,...,z_n].$ Consider the derivative of $P,$ $D_{\mathbb{C}}P$, as a holomorphic map from $\mathbb{C}^n$ to $\mathbb{C}^n.$ I have the following question: ...
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Irreducibility of a polynomial and connectedness of its zero set

Let $P$ be a polynomial in $\mathbb{C}[z_1,z_2,...,z_n].$ Let $Z(P)$ denotes its zero set in $\mathbb{C}^n.$ I have the following question: Does the irreducibility of $P$ imply that $Z(P)$ is ...
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A function in $H^\infty(\Delta^2)$

Can you give an example of a function $f\in H^\infty(\Delta^2)$ with $f^{-1}\in L^\infty(T^2)$ but not inner? Here $H^\infty(\Delta^2)$ is the space of all bounded analytic functions defined on bi-...
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An iterative sequence of complex numbers

Consider a disk at center at $(0,0)$ of radius, $r$ $B_r(0)$ in the complex plane. Let $w_1$ and $w_2$ be two complex numbers belong to the disk $B_r(0)$. Consider a scheme, $$w_k=\frac{a}{w_{k-1}}+\...
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The germ induced by an irreducible polynomial

Let $P\in\mathbb{C}[z_1,z_2,\ldots,z_n]$ be an irreducible polynomial. Let $a\in\mathbb{C}^n$ be such that $P(a)=0.$ Consider the germ of holomorphic functions at the point $a,$ denoted by $\mathcal{O}...
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Is converse of Lewy theorem true?

In complex analysis, there is a result named Lewy's theorem, which states that: If $u=(u_1,u_2):\subseteq \mathbb{R^2}\to \mathbb{R}^2$ is one-one and harmonic in a neighborhood $U$ of origin $(0,...
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Power series in $\mathbb{C}^2$.

In complex analysis of one variable, we have the series $\sum_nz^n$ is convergent for $|z|<1$. If i consider the same in $\mathbb{C}^2$, that the series $\sum_{n_1,n_2}z_1^{n_1}z_2^{n_2}$, for $|...
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Multiplication operator is bijective?

Let $H^2(\Delta^2)$ denote the Hardy space on the polydics and $M_f:H^2(\Delta^2)\rightarrow H^2(\Delta^2)$ be a multiplication operator by $f\in H^\infty(\Delta^2)$. Is the operator is bijective? ...
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Is the ring of entire functions coherent?

Call a commutative ring $R$ coherent if for each $n\in \{1,2,3,\cdots\}$ and each $n$-tuple $(r_1, ..., r_n)$ in $R^n$, the kernel of the map $R^n\owns (s_1, \cdots, s_n) \mapsto r_1 s_1 +\cdots + ...
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Something like the Weierstrass preparation theorem?

I'm reading Griffiths and Harris, On the Noether-Lefschetz Theorem and Some Remarks on Codimension-two Cycles, Math. Ann. 271, 31-51 (1985). Their proof of the Noether-Lefschetz theorem is based on ...
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Is the exponential map of GL(n,C) holomorphic?

Let $GL(n, \mathbb{C})$ be the complex general linear (Lie) group consisting of all invertible complex $n\times n$ matrices, and $gl(n,\mathbb{C})\cong C^{n^2}$ be its Lie algebra. The exponential map ...
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Sanity check : zeroes of analytic function of 2 complex variables

Let $f$ be an analytic function defined on $\mathbb{C}^2$. Suppose it vanishes on a set of the form $U \times S$, where $U$ is a disk and $S$ is a countable set with an accumulation point. Is it true ...
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Show that $\delta =1$

I have a problem: Let $M \subset \Bbb C^2$ be a real analytic hypersurface: $$M=\left \{(z,w) \in \Bbb C^2 \colon \text{Im}\ w=|zw|^2+|z|^8+\frac{15}{7}|z|^2\text{Re}\ z^6 \right \}. \tag 1$$ ...
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Discrete set of zeroes of polynomials must be finite?

Let $F:\mathbb C^n\to\mathbb C^n$ be a polynomial mapping (i.e. $n$ polynomials in $n$ variables). Suppose that $Z = \left\{z \in \mathbb C^n : F(z) = 0\right\}$ is a discrete set (all points are ...
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Wirtinger derivatives and conjugate

I haven't found anywhere in the literature (that's available to me, at least) a proper explanation of the following relations for a function $f \in \mathcal{C}(\Omega)$, $\Omega$ domain of $\mathbb{C}...
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Methods for “recognizing” a polynomial of several variables.

If $f(z)$ is an entire function of a single complex variable, then the following are indirect methods for recognizing that $f$ is a polynomial. 1) Show that $f^{(n)}\equiv0$ for some $n\geq0$. 2) ...
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Unclear result in characterization of subharmonic functions.

Let $\Omega$ be a region in $\mathbb{C}$ and let $\phi:\Omega \to [-\infty,+\infty)$ be an upper semicontinuous function. TFAE: \ i)$\phi$ is subharmonic in $\Omega$, ii) for any disc $\Delta_{z_0,r}...
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Polydisc is not biholomorphic to any strictly pseudoconvex domain

I want to prove the poly disc $P=\left\{z\in \mathbb{C}^2 : |z_1|<1,|z_2|<1\right\}$ is not biholomorphic to any strictly pseudo convex domain in $\mathbb{C}^2.$ Can any one provide a hint?
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Openness of a subset in complex 2-plane

Let $U$ be a subset of $\mathbb{C}^{2}$ containing the origin $0$. Assume that for any curve $C$ (an affine variety of dimension 1, maybe singular) passing through $0$ we have $U \cap C$ is ...
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Compute $[\Lambda,\ \bar{\Lambda}]$

I have a problem: We denote by $[X,\ Y]$ the commutator of $X$ and $Y$ defined by $$[X,\ Y]f(p)=X(Yf)(p)-Y(Xf)(p), \tag{1}$$ for any smooth function $f$ defined on a hypersurface $M$. ...
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A Submanifold $M$ of $\Bbb C^N$

I have a Proposition in my book, and I write here: For every $p \in M$, with $M$ be a hypersurface in $\Bbb C^N$ the following hold. \begin{align*} \mathcal V_p &= \left \{ X \in \Bbb C ...
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Books for a beginner (Pseudoconvex Domains)

Can anyone recommend me a book on Pseudoconvex Domains with include definitions, as well as a few examples? I have some course notes on that subject, but it's really abstract and theoretical. I want ...
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Compute the Jacobian matrix of $f(z,w)=(ze^{i\alpha},\ w)$

I have a question: Let $f$ be a holomorphic and $f(z,w)=(ze^{i \alpha},\ w)$ with $z,\ w \in \Bbb C$. Compute its Jacobian matrix. I remember that: For a holomorphic function $f$, its Jacobian ...
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Separating a Complex Valued Function

Is there a formula (with mathematical reasoning) for separating a complex-valued function $f(z)=f(x+iy)$ into the form $ f(z)=u(x,y) + iv(x,y)$? Thank You, C.A
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Show that we can only find $6$ biholomorphic mappings $\phi$.

I have a problem: Let $U$ be a connected open subset of a point $(0,0)$, and $$ M= \{(z,\ w) \in \Bbb C^2: \text{Im}w = |z w|^2+|z|^8+\dfrac{15}{7} |z|^2 \text{Re}z^6 \}$$ Let $$\phi:\ U \to ...
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What is the motivation of the complex analytic spaces?

I wonder about the motivations of the complex analytic spaces, nevertheless they are too complicated and difficult. Is it just a generalization of analytic subset of complex manifolds? Or, they have ...
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winding number in several complex variables

Is there any analogue of the concept of winding numbers in the theory of several complex variables? If so, can anyone provide me references for studying it?
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On Stein manifolds and constant functions

Stein manifolds are defined here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stein_manifold#Definition Obviously, M is Stein implies that there is a non-constant holomorphic function defined in it. Is the converse ...
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Colimit and push forward of quasi-coherent sheaves in the analytic setting

I'm currently working on my master thesis and have some unresolved questions about quasi-coherent sheaves. Since I'm new to algebraic geometry, they might be rather trivial. I'm working in the ...
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Transformation property for classical Siegel modular forms of weight 2

Let $\mathbb{H}_g = \{ \tau \in GL_g(\mathbb{C}) | \; {^t\tau} = \tau, Im(\tau) >0\}$ be the Siegel upper half space. There are Eisenstein series $$ E_{2k}(\tau) := \sum_{\gamma\in (P_0\cap \Gamma)\...
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Submanifold of a Kobayashi hyperbolic manifold

Let $M$ be complex manifold which is Kobayashi hyperbolic. Let $N$ be a submanifold of $M$ obtained as the zeroes of an analytic submersion $f : M \rightarrow R$, $R$ complex manifold. Question : ...
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Is the zero set of a holomorphic function nowhere dense?

Let $f:U\subset\mathbb{C}^n\to\mathbb{C}$ be non-trivial and holomorphic with $U$ open and connected. Is the zero set $Z(f)=\{z\in U\mid f(z)=0\}$ a nowhere dense set (i.e. is the interior of the ...
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Showing thin sets are Lebesgue measurable

I'm reading through Holomorphic Functions and Integral Representations in Several Complex Variables and have come across a proof I can't get through concerning thin sets. I'll include the definition ...