Class of the affine line is a zero divisor in the Grothendieck ringPreprint English OPEN
Subject: 14A10 | Mathematics - Algebraic Geometry
arxiv: Mathematics::Algebraic Geometry | Mathematics::Commutative Algebra
We show that the class of the affine line is a zero divisor in the Grothendieck ring of algebraic varieties over complex numbers. The argument is based on the Pfaffian-Grassmannian double mirror correspondence.