A very general quartic double fourfold is not stably rational

Brendan Hassett, Alena Pirutka, Yuri Tschinkel

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Abstract

We prove that a very general double cover of the projective four-space, ramified in a quartic threefold, is not stably rational.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64-75
Number of pages12
JournalAlgebraic Geometry
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

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Keywords

  • Specialization method
  • Stable rationality

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  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Geometry and Topology

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A very general quartic double fourfold is not stably rational. / Hassett, Brendan; Pirutka, Alena; Tschinkel, Yuri.

In: Algebraic Geometry, Vol. 6, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 64-75.

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