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Semiprime smash products and $ H$-stable prime radicals for PI-algebras

Authors: V. Linchenko and S. Montgomery
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 135 (2007), 3091-3098
MSC (2000): Primary 16W30, 16N20, 16R99, 16S40
Published electronically: June 20, 2007
MathSciNet review: 2322738
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Abstract: Assume that $ H$ is a finite-dimensional Hopf algebra over a field $ k$ and that $ A$ is an $ H$-module algebra satisfying a polynomial identity (PI). We prove that if $ H$ is semisimple and $ A$ is $ H$-semiprime, then $ A\char93 H$ is semiprime. If $ H$ is cosemisimple, we show that the prime radical of $ A$ is $ H$-stable.

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V. Linchenko
Affiliation: Yerakhtur, Shilovsky District, Ryazansky Region, Russia 391534

S. Montgomery
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089-1113

Received by editor(s): March 6, 2006
Received by editor(s) in revised form: July 15, 2006
Published electronically: June 20, 2007
Additional Notes: The second author was supported by NSF grant DMS-0401399.
Communicated by: Martin Lorenz
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