A new simple Lie algebra of characteristic three

Author:
Marguerite Frank

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **38** (1973), 43-46

MSC:
Primary 17B20

MathSciNet review:
0314924

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Abstract: We define a restricted simple algebra of dimension 18 over an arbitrary field of characteristic 3. From a certain property of its Cartan decomposition, we show to be nonisomorphic to any known algebra of identical dimension.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1973-0314924-0

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