# Generalized modular functions

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W. Kohnen, Heidelberg University
IAS Room S-101

Generalized modular functions are holomorphic functions on the complex upper half-plane, meromorphic at the cusps that satisfy the usual defintion of a modular function, however with the important exception that the character need not be unitary. The theory is partly motivated from conformal field theory in physics. In my talk I will report on recent joint work with G. Mason on properties of their Fourier coefficients and characters.