Globally F-regular and log Fano varieties

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We prove that every globally F-regular variety is log Fano. In other words, if a prime characteristic variety X is globally F-regular, then it admits an effective Q{double-struck}-divisor Δ such that -KX-Δ is ample and (X,Δ) has controlled (Kawamata log terminal, in fact globally F-regular) singularities. A weak form of this result can be viewed as a prime characteristic analog of de Fernex and Hacon's new point of view on Kawamata log terminal singularities in the non-Q{double-struck}-Gorenstein case. We also prove a converse statement in characteristic zero: every log Fano variety has globally F-regular type. Our techniques apply also to F-split varieties, which we show to satisfy a " log Calabi-Yau" condition. We also prove a Kawamata-Viehweg vanishing theorem for globally F-regular pairs. © 2009 Elsevier Inc.

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Schwede, K., & Smith, K. E. (2010). Globally F-regular and log Fano varieties. Advances in Mathematics, 224(3), 863–894. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aim.2009.12.020

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