Let ${M}_{1}$ and ${M}_{2}$ be two Kähler manifolds. We call ${M}_{1}$ and ${M}_{2}$ relatives if they share a non-trivial Kähler submanifold $S$, namely, if there exist two holomorphic and isometric immersions (Kähler immersions) ${h}_{1}:S\to {M}_{1}$ and ${h}_{2}:S\to {M}_{2}$. Moreover, two Kähler manifolds ${M}_{1}$ and ${M}_{2}$ are said to be weakly relatives if there exist two locally isometric (not necessarily holomorphic) Kähler manifolds ${S}_{1}$ and ${S}_{2}$ which admit two Kähler immersions into ${M}_{1}$ and ${M}_{2}$ respectively. The notions introduced are not equivalent (cf. Example 2.3). Our main results in this paper are Theorem 1.2 and Theorem 1.4. In the first theorem we show that a complex bounded domain $D\subset {\u2102}^{n}$ with its Bergman metric and a projective Kähler manifold (i.e. a projective manifold endowed with the restriction of the Fubini–Study metric) are not relatives. In the second theorem we prove that a Hermitian symmetric space of noncompact type and a projective Kähler manifold are not weakly relatives. Notice that the proof of the second result does not follows trivially from the first one. We also remark that the above results are of local nature, i.e. no assumptions are used about the compactness or completeness of the manifolds involved.

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Di Scala, Antonio; Loi, Andrea. Kähler manifolds and their relatives. Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa - Classe di Scienze, Serie 5, Volume 9 (2010) no. 3, pp. 495-501. http://www.numdam.org/item/ASNSP_2010_5_9_3_495_0/

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