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A ‘strong’ form of the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

Let $ n \in \mathbb{N} $ and $ a_{0},\ldots,a_{n-1} \in \mathbb{C} $ be constants. By the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, the polynomial $$ p(z) := z^{n} + \sum_{k=0}^{n-1} a_{k} z^{k} \in ...
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Weighted $L^2$ Estimates for Domains $\Omega\subseteq\mathbb{C}$

EDIT: After mrf's comment below and some discussion with my instructor for the course it was decided that the below was not really an issue. Namely, I went into reading this lecture with the notion ...
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Biholomorphism between an open set and $\mathbb C^n$

If $U$ is a polydisc in $\mathbb C^n$, that is, $U=\{z \in \mathbb C^n:|z_i|<1\}$, can we find a biholomorphic map from $U$ to $\mathbb C^n$?
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Biholomorphisms of the polydisk

Let $\mathbb{D}$ denote the unit disk in the complex plane, equipped with the Poincare metric. Let us denote the group of biholomorphisms of $\mathbb{D}$ by $Aut(\mathbb{D})$. Suppose $F: ...
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Why isn't several complex variables as fundamental as multivariable calculus?

One typically studies analysis in $\mathbb{R}^n$ after studying analysis in $\mathbb{R}$. Why can't the same be said $\mathbb{C}$?
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Analytic variety

Let $\Omega$ be a convex domain in $\mathbb{C^{n}}$ , $\Delta$ be unit disk in $\mathbb{C}$ and f: $\Delta \rightarrow b\Omega $ be a non-constant holomorphic map.Then the convex hull of f($\Delta$) ...
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Analytic extension in several variables

Let $D \subset \mathbb{C}^{n}$ be an open domain and $K \subset D$ be a compact subset such that $D - K$ is simply connected. Let furthermore $f$ be a analytic function defined on $D-K$. Is it ...
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Where to learn algebraic analysis

I have been studying categories, sheaf cohomology and complex analysis (the basics since I know just a little). Then recently I tried to find out more about algebraic analysis and these microlocal ...
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polynomial in several variable whose maximum modulus on the ball is known exactly

I'm interested in polynomials in several variables $p(x_1,\ldots,x_n)$, with complex coefficients, such that the maximum modulus of $p$ on the unit complex $n$-ball $$ \max \{ |p(z_1,\ldots,z_n)| : ...
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smooth domain in $\mathbb{C}^2$ and smooth bounday of bounded domain in $\mathbb{C}^2$

How can we define a smooth domain in $\mathbb{C}^2$ and a smooth boundary of bounded domain in $\mathbb{C}^2$? {where $\mathbb{C}^2$ := Cartesian product of complex plane }
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Derivative of composition with holomorphic function of several variables

Let $f : \mathbb C^n \rightarrow \mathbb C^m$ be holomorphic and $g : \mathbb C^m \rightarrow \mathbb C$ be smooth. I am looking for a simple formula for the mixed partials $\partial_i \partial_{\bar ...
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How to find $(-64\mathrm{i}) ^{1/3}$?

How to find $$(-64\mathrm{i})^{\frac{1}{3}}$$ This is a complex variables question. I need help by show step by step. Thanks a lot.
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Multivariate analytic function property

Suppose function $F: \mathbb{C}^n \to \mathbb{C}$ is analytic everywhere and in every coodinate; i. e. for any $q \in \mathbb{C}^n$ and for any $j \in \{1,2,\ldots,n\}$ function $f_{q,j}: \mathbb{C} ...
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Siegel upper-half space

In dimension 1, the Siegel upper-half space $\mathbb{H}=\{\tau\in\mathbb{C}:\Im\tau>0\}$ has the property that if $\lambda\in\mathbb{C}^\times$, then $a\lambda\in\mathbb{H}$ for some ...
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How to calculate $\Re\psi(\mathrm{i}y)=$? and $\Im\psi(\mathrm{i}y)=\frac{1}{2}y^{-1}+\frac{1}{2}\pi\coth{\pi y}$?

How to calculate $$\Re\psi(\mathrm{i}y)= ?$$ and how to proof $$\Im\psi(\mathrm{i}y)=\frac{1}{2}y^{-1}+\frac{1}{2}\pi\coth{\pi y}.$$ Here $\mathrm{i}^2=-1.\psi(s)$ is digamma function. Can you help ...
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formal partial complex derivatives and symmetry

This is probably a silly question but let me ask. As it is well known for a general function $f:\mathbb R^2\to \mathbb R$ which posesses partial derivatives of second order it is not necessarily true ...
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Sheaf on a Stein variety such that $H^{1}(X, \mathcal{F}) \neq 0$

I would like to find a non-coherent sheaf on a Stein variety $X$ such that $H^{1}(X, \mathcal{F}) \neq 0$. Does anyone know any example? Thank you!
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A complex valued continuous function which is holomorphic outside of its zeros

Let $D$ be a non-empty connected open subset of $\mathbb{C}^n$. Let $f$ be a complex valued continuous function on $D$. Let $Z$ be the set of zeros of $f$. Suppose $f$ is holomoprphic on $D - Z$. Is ...
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$n$-sheeted branched covering

Michael Artin's algebra let $f(x,y)$ be an irreducible polynomial in $\mathbb{C}[x,y]$ which has degree $ n>0$ in the variable $y$. The Riemann surface of $f(x,y)$ is an $n$-sheeted branched ...
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Holomorphic function vanishing in a real hyperplane

A real hyperplane of $\mathbb{C}^{n}$ is given by a equation $\textrm{Re}( \ell(Z)) = c$, where $c \in \mathbb{R}$ and $\ell(Z) = \sum_{j=1}^{n} a_{j}z_{j}, a_{j} \in \mathbb{C}$. How to prove that if ...
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Uniform convergence of the Bergman kernel's orthonormal basis representation on compact subsets

Consider the Bergman kernel $K_\Omega$ associated to a domain $\Omega \subseteq \mathbb C^n$. By the reproducing property, it is easy to show that $$K_\Omega(z,\zeta) = \sum_{n=1}^\infty \varphi_k(z) ...
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A sequence that tell us if a holomorphic function of several variables is identically zero

Is there any sequence $\{ Z_{\nu} \}_{\nu \in \mathbb{N}}$ in $\mathbb{C}^{n}$, $Z_{\nu} \rightarrow 0$, such that any holomorphic function in $\mathbb{C}^{n}$ which vanishes in $Z_{\nu}$ for all $\nu ...
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Easy way to calculate $(dd^c u)^n$

Let $u$ be a $C^2$ function from $\mathbb{C}^n$ to $\mathbb{C}$. Define $$ \partial u = \sum\limits_{i=1}^n \frac{\partial u}{\partial z_i}dz_i, \\ \overline{\partial} u = \sum\limits_{i=1}^n ...
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Explicit counter-example to corona problem

The corona problem is known to fail for the complex polydisk, for dimension greater than 2. Does anyone has an explicit example of such functions?
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understanding the definition of domains of holomorphy

can anyone give me an example and explain why any open set in $\mathbb{C}$ is a domain of holomorphy? I have understood the fact from here but not able to understand their explanation for $n=1$
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a suggestion for several complex variable book [duplicate]

Could any one tell me name of some books on several complex variable for some one who will start reading the subject for the first time in his life. he has back ground on Differential geometry,complex ...
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Extension of biholomorphic map to the boundary in higher dimension

Well I was thinking on this problem, any idea to progress will be gladly accepted, Let $f:\Omega\rightarrow V$ be a biholomorphic map where $\Omega$ and $V$ are bounded open set in $\mathbb{C}^n$ with ...
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Uniform convergent series

Let $\Omega$ be domain in $\mathbb C^2$. For each compact set $K_j$ define the holomorphic function $f_j$ on $\Omega$, such that $$\sup_{k_j}|f_j|<2^{-j}.$$ Define $$f= ...
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Eigenvalue of a form

I came across the following matrix while reading an article..Can you please help me to understand the following. We are defining following form: ...
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To show given function is smooth

Let $\phi$ be upper semi-continuous function defined on $\Omega\subset \mathbb C^2$. Let $\Omega_n= \{z \in \Omega: d(z,\partial \Omega) > \frac1n \}$. Let $\chi\in C_c^\infty$ of $|z_1|$, ...
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holomorphic function is real analytic?

$f$ is a holomorphic function on $\mathbb C^n$. If we regard $f$ as a function $F$ from $\mathbb R^{2n} \to \mathbb R^2$, is it necessarily that $F$ is real analytic?
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5-variable polynomial, constant in 1 variable

I have a polynomial function $f(x_1,x_2,x_3,x_4): \mathbb{C}^4 \to \mathbb{C}$, which obeys the equality $f(x_1+tx_3,x_2+tx_4,x_3,x_4) = f(x_1,x_2,x_3,x_4)$ for all $t \in \mathbb{C}$. My question ...
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What's the difference between analytic singularity and algebraic singularity?

Let $f$ be a holomorphic function defined in $U\in \mathbb{C}^n$, and $f=0$ gives an analytic variety. Suppose $f$ is irreducible as a germ of holomorphic function in $\mathcal{A}_z$, here $z$ is a ...
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Domain of Holomorphy

How to show that $D=\{ |z_1|<1\} \cup \{ |z_2|<1\} \subset \mathbb{C}^2$ is not a domain of holomorphy. What is the smallest domain of holomorphy $ S\supset D $ ? I think we cannot just add the ...
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Domain of convergence of Mulitvariable series

What is region of convergence $(D\subset \mathbb C^2)$ of $$\sum_{n=0}^\infty(z_1^kz_2^l)^n$$ for fixed $k$ and $l$ integers. $z_1$ and $z_2$ are elements of complex plane. What is method of ...
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Uniform Convergence of Bergman Kernel

In my complex analysis class we've shown that if $\Omega \subset \Bbb C^n$ is compact and if $H^2(\Omega)$ is the set of square integrable holomorphic functions on $\Omega$, then the Bergman kernel is ...
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Connected Reinhardt Domain which is not complete

Can i have an example of connected Reinhardt domain in $C^n$ which contains zero. But it is not complete. Complete means: For $w= (w_1,..w_n)\in D$, if $z$ is such that $|z_j|\leq |w_j$ for all $j$ ...
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Characterizing holomorphic functions in $L^2(\Bbb C^n)$

One of my homework problems this week is to "characterize all holomorphic functions in $L^2(\Bbb C^n)$". I'm sorry for not being able to provide much work on my progress, but that is because I really ...
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Holomorphic function of a matrix

A statement is made below. The questions are: (a) Is the statement true? (b) If it is, does it appear in the literature? Here is the statement. For any matrix $A$ in $M_n(\mathbb C)$, write ...
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Sources on Several Complex Variables

I have searched the past entries about sources on SCV but couldn't find about this topic. If I am not careful enough, sorry for this! We are using Hörmander's book which is really hard to follow. ...
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Consequence of Cauchy Integral Formula for Several Complex Variables in Gunning's book

I am reading Gunning's book Introduction to Holomorphic Functions of Several Variables, Vol. I, and I am stuck in the proof of Maximum modulus theorem: if $f$ is holomorphic in a connected open subset ...