Bases for upper cluster algebras and tropical points

  • Fan Qin

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
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It is known that many (upper) cluster algebras possess different kinds of good bases which contain the cluster monomials and are parametrized by the tropical points of cluster Poisson varieties. For a large class of upper cluster algebras (injective-reachable ones with full rank coefficients), we describe all of their bases with these properties. Moreover, we show the existence of the generic basis for them. In addition, we prove that Bridgeland’s representation-theoretic formula is effective for their theta functions (weak genteelness).

Our results apply to (almost) all known cluster algebras arising from representation theory or higher Teichmüller theory, including quantum affine algebras, unipotent cells, double Bruhat cells, skein algebras over surfaces, where we change the coefficients if necessary so that the full rank assumption holds.

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Fan Qin, Bases for upper cluster algebras and tropical points. J. Eur. Math. Soc. 26 (2024), no. 4, pp. 1255–1312

DOI 10.4171/JEMS/1308