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So it is useful to consider complex functions, complex derivations, complex diﬀerentials and so on. Let X be a Riemann surface, (x, y) some local coordinates, z = x + iy the local complex coordinate. The C-derivations are generated by ∂ . ∂y ∂ , ∂x On the other hand ∂ 1 = ∂z 2 ∂ ∂ −i ∂x ∂y 1 ∂ = ∂z 2 , ∂ ∂ +i ∂x ∂y are also a basis. This basis ﬁts our situation better. In the same way we switch from dx, dy to dz = dx + idy, dz = dx − idy. By E 1 (U ) we denote the set of diﬀerentials with diﬀerentiable coeﬃcient functions.

Let ω be a diﬀerential 1-form locally described by ω = f (z)dz + g(z)dz, then we deﬁne ∂f ∂g dz ∧ dz + dz ∧ dz = ∂z ∂z ∂g ∂ω := ∂f ∧ dz + ∂g ∧ dz = dz ∧ dz ∂z ∂f ∂ω := ∂f ∧ dz + ∂g ∧ dz = − dz ∧ dz ∂z dω := df ∧ dz + dg ∧ dz = ∂g ∂f − ∂z ∂z dz ∧ dz A remark for the reader who is unfamiliar to the calculus of exterior powers: if dv ∧ dw is a 2-form then we have the relation dw ∧ dv = −dv ∧ dw. Hence dz ∧ dz = dz ∧ dz = 0 dz ∧ dz = −dz ∧ dz in the above calculation. We call a diﬀerential form ω ∈ E 1 (U ) closed if dω = 0.

And z0 = k(y0 ). Hints for Further Reading 29 From this it follows easily that up to canonical isomorphy the universal covering is unique. 13. Every compact Riemann surface admits a universal covering. In case of genus 0 (S 2 ) it is its own universal covering. In case of genus 1 its universal covering is the complex number plane C. In case of higher genus it is the upper halfplane H := { z ∈ C | Im z > 0 }. Strictly speaking we have now left the ﬁeld of topology because in this theorem we speak of Riemann surfaces with their complex structure.