By Martin Schlichenmaier

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2 Diﬀerential Forms of Second Order These are sections of the second exterior power of the cotangent bundle. A local basis is given by dx ∧ dy or dz ∧ dz. They are related by dz ∧ dz = (dx + idy) ∧ (dx − idy) = −2i dx ∧ dy. With respect to this basis a 2-form ω is locally represented by functions f ω = f (z) dz ∧ dz. 2 Diﬀerential Forms of Second Order f (z) = f (z ) ∂z ∂z 49 2 . 2-forms are necessarily (1,1)-forms, because (2,0) and (0,2) forms vanish like all other higher forms. Let f ∈ E(U ), then the diﬀerential df is deﬁned by (see above) ∂f ∂f dz + dz = ∂f + ∂f ∂z ∂z df = with ∂f := ∂f dz, ∂z ∂f := ∂f dz.

135–142. 2 Simplicial Homology Fig. 9. Identiﬁcation for the sphere Fig. 10. Identiﬁcation for the torus Fig. 11. Identiﬁcation for a manifold of genus 2 25 26 2 Topology of Riemann Surfaces The general picture is that by increasing the genus by 1 another group −1 of four edges ak bk a−1 k bk shows up. By glueing together a 4g-gon we get the sphere with g handles attached. This is the so-called handle model of the manifold. So in fact the genus gives the number of “holes” in a Riemann surface embedded in R3 .

Let f be a meromorphic function on the complex plane. We call f doubly periodic (with respect to Γ ) if f (z + n + mτ ) = f (z), ∀n, m ∈ Z. Fig. 2. 3 Meromorphic Functions on the Torus 39 Such f deﬁnes in the obvious way an element f¯ ∈ M(T ). Vice versa, given g ∈ M(T ) we get by deﬁning f (z) := g(z + Γ ) a function f ∈ M(C) which is doubly periodic and satisﬁes f¯ = g. Hence the doubly periodic meromorphic functions are the meromorphic functions on the torus. These functions are also called elliptic functions.