Complex crowns of Riemannian symmetric spaces and non-compactly causal symmetric spaces

Authors:
Simon Gindikin and Bernhard Krötz

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **354** (2002), 3299-3327

MSC (2000):
Primary 22E46

Published electronically:
April 3, 2002

MathSciNet review:
1897401

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Abstract: In this paper we define a distinguished boundary for the complex crowns of non-compact Riemannian symmetric spaces . The basic result is that affine symmetric spaces of can appear as a component of this boundary if and only if they are non-compactly causal symmetric spaces.

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Additional Information

**Simon Gindikin**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903

Email:
gindikin@math.rutgers.edu

**Bernhard Krötz**

Affiliation:
The Ohio State University, Department of Mathematics, 231 West 18th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1174

Email:
kroetz@math.ohio-state.edu

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-02-03012-X

Keywords:
Riemannian symmetric spaces,
non-compactly causal symmetric spaces

Received by editor(s):
November 2, 2001

Published electronically:
April 3, 2002

Additional Notes:
The first author was supported in part by NSF-grant DMS-0097314 and the MSRI

The second author was supported in part by NSF-grant DMS-0070816 and the MSRI

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American Mathematical Society