The nilpotence height of P-t(s) for odd primes


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Karaca I.

TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY, vol.351, no.2, pp.547-558, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 351 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1090/s0002-9947-99-01906-6
  • Title of Journal : TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
  • Page Numbers: pp.547-558

Abstract

K. G. Monks has recently shown that the element Pb has nilpotence height 2[s/t] + 2 in the mod 2 Steenrod algebra. Here the method and result are generalized to show that for an odd prime p the element Pb has nilpotence height p[s/t] + p in the mod p Steenrod algebra.