Nagoya Mathematical Journal

Deformations with constant Lê numbers and multiplicity of nonisolated hypersurface singularities

Christophe Eyral and Maria Aparecida Soares Ruas

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Abstract

We show that the possible jump of the order in an 1-parameter deformation family of (possibly nonisolated) hypersurface singularities, with constant Lê numbers, is controlled by the powers of the deformation parameter. In particular, this applies to families of aligned singularities with constant topological type—a class for which the Lê numbers are “almost” constant. In the special case of families with isolated singularities—a case for which the constancy of the Lê numbers is equivalent to the constancy of the Milnor number—the result was proved by Greuel, Plénat, and Trotman.

As an application, we prove equimultiplicity for new families of nonisolated hypersurface singularities with constant topological type, answering partially the Zariski multiplicity conjecture.

Article information

Source
Nagoya Math. J., Volume 218 (2015), 29-50.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 11 December 2014

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.nmj/1418307267

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1215/00277630-2847026

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3345623

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
06451293

Subjects
Primary: 32S15: Equisingularity (topological and analytic) [See also 14E15]
Secondary: 32S25: Surface and hypersurface singularities [See also 14J17] 32S05: Local singularities [See also 14J17]

Keywords
Hypersurface singularities multiplicities deformations with constant Lê numbers Thom’s $a_{f}$ condition Zariski’s multiplicity conjecture

Citation

Eyral, Christophe; Ruas, Maria Aparecida Soares. Deformations with constant Lê numbers and multiplicity of nonisolated hypersurface singularities. Nagoya Math. J. 218 (2015), 29--50. doi:10.1215/00277630-2847026. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.nmj/1418307267


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