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Dimension of a minimal nilpotent orbit

Author: Weiqiang Wang
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 127 (1999), 935-936
MSC (1991): Primary 22E10; Secondary 17B20
MathSciNet review: 1610801
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Abstract: We show that the dimension of the minimal nilpotent coadjoint orbit for a complex simple Lie algebra is equal to twice the dual Coxeter number minus two.

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Weiqiang Wang
Affiliation: Max-Planck Institut für Mathematik, 53225 Bonn, Germany
Address at time of publication: Department of Mathematics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520

PII: S 0002-9939(99)04946-1
Received by editor(s): July 7, 1997
Communicated by: Roe Goodman
Article copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society

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