Finitely generated subgroups of lattices in
Authors:
Yair Glasner, Juan Souto and Peter Storm
Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 138 (2010), 26672676
MSC (2010):
Primary 20B15, 20E26, 57N10
Published electronically:
March 16, 2010
MathSciNet review:
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Abstract: Let be a lattice in . The pronormal topology on is defined by taking all cosets of nontrivial normal subgroups as a basis. This topology is finer than the profinite topology, but it is not discrete. We prove that every finitely generated subgroup is closed in the pronormal topology. As a corollary we deduce that if is a maximal subgroup of a lattice in , then either is of finite index or is not finitely generated.
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Yair Glasner
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
Juan Souto
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 481092026
Peter Storm
Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, David Rittenhouse Lab, 209 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 191046395
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002993910103104
Received by editor(s):
October 26, 2009
Published electronically:
March 16, 2010
Additional Notes:
The first author was partially supported by ISF grant 888/07
The third author was partially supported by a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Communicated by:
Alexander N. Dranishnikov
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