The Stacks project

Lemma 43.13.3. Let $X$ be a nonsingular variety. Then the diagonal $\Delta : X \to X \times X$ is a regular immersion of codimension $\dim (X)$.

Proof. In fact, any closed immersion between nonsingular projective varieties is a regular immersion, see Divisors, Lemma 31.22.11. $\square$


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