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Then the composition of the two maps Hc0 (Gm /k, N ) → H 0 (A1 /k, j0 ! N ) → H 0 (Gm /k, N ) is an isomorphism. Therefore the first map is injective, and this implies that G I(∞) = 0, which in turn implies that H 1 (I(∞), G) = 0 (since 3. FIBRE FUNCTORS 23 G I(∞) and H 1 (I(∞), G) have the same dimension). And the second map is surjective, which gives the vanishing of H 1 (I(0), G), and this vanishing in turn implies the vanishing of G I(0) . , it is an irreducible perverse sheaf which is not a Kummer sheaf Lχ [1].

Using the long exact cohomology sequence, we reduce immediately to the case when N is irreducible. If N is punctual, the assertion 24 3. FIBRE FUNCTORS is obvious. , Hc−1 (Gm /k, F[1]) = Hc0 (Gm /k, F) = 0; the groups Hci (Gm /k, F[1]) = Hci+1 (Gm /k, F) with i ≤ −2 or i ≥ 2 vanish trivially. CHAPTER 4 The Situation over a Finite Field Let us now turn our attention to the case of a finite field k, and a groupscheme G/k which is a form of Gm . Concretely, it is either Gm /k itself, or it is the nonsplit form, defined in terms of the unique quadratic extension k2 /k inside the chosen k as follows: for any k-algebra A, G(A) := {x ∈ A ⊗k k2 | NormA⊗k k2 /A (x) = 1}.

1. Suppose that N in Parith is ι-pure of weight zero and arithmetically semisimple. Then the following six conditions are equivalent. (1) For j : G/k ⊂ X/k the inclusion of G/k into its complete nonsingular model, the “forget supports” map is an isomorphism j! N ∼ = Rj N . (2) The natural “forget supports” and restriction maps Hc0 (G/k, N ) → ω(N ) → H 0 (G/k, N ) are both isomorphisms. (3) The cohomology group ω(N ) is ι-pure of weight zero for the action of F robk2 . (3bis) The cohomology group Hc0 (G/k, N ) is ι-pure of weight zero for the action of F robk (or equivalently, for the action of F robk2 ).