The Stacks project

Lemma 29.13.2. A quasi-affine morphism is separated and quasi-compact.

Proof. Let $f : X \to S$ be quasi-affine. Quasi-compactness is immediate from Schemes, Lemma 26.19.2. Let $U \subset S$ be an affine open. If we can show that $f^{-1}(U)$ is a separated scheme, then $f$ is separated (Schemes, Lemma 26.21.7 shows that being separated is local on the base). By assumption $f^{-1}(U)$ is isomorphic to an open subscheme of an affine scheme. An affine scheme is separated and hence every open subscheme of an affine scheme is separated as desired. $\square$

Comments (2)

Comment #4294 by Xuande Liu on

Without loss of generality we can assume that is affine. Let . And hence we can factorize as . The former morphism is an open immersion and the latter is morphism between affine schemes. Therefore is separated.

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