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Strong rational connectedness of surfaces

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the study of the strong rational connectedness of smooth rationally connected surfaces. In particular, we show that the smooth locus of a log del Pezzo surface is strongly rationally connected. This confirms a conjecture due to Hassett and Tschinkel in [8].

Received: 2009-08-26
Revised: 2010-11-27
Published Online: 2011-07-05
Published in Print: 2012-04

©[2012] by Walter de Gruyter Berlin Boston

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