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Commuting varieties of Lie algebras over fields of prime characteristic

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Journal publication date15/04/2002
JournalJournal of Algebra
Journal number2
Volume250
Number of pages12
Pages473-484
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Let K be an algebraically closed field of positive characteristic and let G be a reductive group over K with Lie algebra g. This paper will show that under certain mild assumptions on G, the commuting variety C(g) is an irreducible algebraic variety.