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Fields with few extensions

Authors: J. Knopfmacher and A. M. Sinclair
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 29 (1971), 255-258
MSC: Primary 12.70
MathSciNet review: 0274426
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Abstract: We show that a valued field $ \Lambda $ with only a finite number of nonisomorphic valued extensions is equal to the complex field C or is real closed with $ C = \Lambda (\surd ( - 1))$.

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Keywords: Valuations, real closed fields, algebraically closed fields, real field, complex field
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