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On $ p$-power central polynomials

Author: David J. Saltman
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 78 (1980), 11-13
MSC: Primary 16A38; Secondary 16A40
MathSciNet review: 548073
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Abstract: We show in this note that if $ {p^2}\vert n$, p is an odd prime and $ UD(Q,n)$ is the generic division algebra of degree n over the rational number field, then for $ z \in UD(Q,n),{z^p}$ central implies z is central.

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