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On the asymptotics of Whittaker functions
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by Erez Lapid and Zhengyu Mao
Represent. Theory 13 (2009), 63-81
Published electronically: April 2, 2009

Erratum: Represent. Theory 13 (2009), 348-348.


We study the asymptotics of Whittaker functions on split groups and relate them to the cuspidal exponents of the representation.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Erez Lapid
  • Affiliation: Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel, 91904
  • MR Author ID: 631395
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  • Zhengyu Mao
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey 07102
  • MR Author ID: 326784
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  • Received by editor(s): July 23, 2008
  • Received by editor(s) in revised form: December 1, 2008
  • Published electronically: April 2, 2009
  • Additional Notes: This research partially funded by grant #2004200 from the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation
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  • Journal: Represent. Theory 13 (2009), 63-81
  • MSC (2000): Primary 22E50, 11F70
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  • MathSciNet review: 2495561