Characteristic cycles of perverse sheaves and Milnor fibers

Philibert Nang, Kiyoshi Takeuchi

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We show that the Milnor monodromy and the Milnor numbers naturally appear in the characteristic cycles of irreducible perverse sheaves having the singularities of a complex hypersurface. We find also a new numerical constraint on the Milnor monodromy for general hypersurface singularities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-511
Number of pages19
JournalMathematische Zeitschrift
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Mar
Externally publishedYes

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