We recall the construction and elementary properties of the smooth manifolds now called Hirzebruch surfaces: In a 1951 publication Hirzebruch showed that these manifolds admit infinitely many pairwise non-holomorphic complex structures.
smooth manifold, complex manifold
|Received:||9th November 2010|
|Accepted:||22nd December 2010|
|Published:||1st May 2011|