Classification of two-orbit varieties

  • Stéphanie Cupit-Foutou

    Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany


We obtain the classification of two-orbit varieties, i.e. the normal complete complex algebraic varieties on which a reductive complex algebraic group acts with two orbits. We prove also Luna's conjecture saying that these varieties are spherical, i.e. admit a dense orbit of a Borel subgroup.

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Stéphanie Cupit-Foutou, Classification of two-orbit varieties. Comment. Math. Helv. 78 (2003), no. 2, pp. 245–265

DOI 10.1007/S000140300011