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Voisin’s conjecture for zero-cycles on Calabi–Yau varieties and their mirrors

Gilberto Bini
  • Dipartimento di Matematica “Federigo Enriques”, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Saldini 50, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Published Online: 2019-09-11 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/advgeom-2019-0008


We study a conjecture, due to Voisin, on 0-cycles on varieties with pg = 1. Using Kimura’s finite dimensional motives and recent results of Vial’s on the refined (Chow–)Künneth decomposition, we provide a general criterion for Calabi–Yau manifolds of dimension at most 5 to verify Voisin’s conjecture. We then check, using in most cases some cohomological computations on the mirror partners, that the criterion can be successfully applied to various examples in each dimension up to 5.

Keywords: Algebraic cycles; Chow groups; motives; finite-dimensional motives; Calabi–Yau varieties

MSC 2010: Primary 14C15; 14C25; 14C30


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Published Online: 2019-09-11

Communicated by: I. Coskun

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