Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 23 (2016)

Number 2

On Saito’s vanishing theorem

Pages: 499 – 527



Christian Schnell ( Department of Mathematics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A.)


We re-prove Saito’s vanishing theorem for mixed Hodge modules by the method of Esnault and Viehweg. The main idea is to exploit the strictness of direct images on certain branched coverings.

Accepted 8 June 2015

Published 6 June 2016