Title: Unique factorization of tensor products for finite-dimensional simple Lie algebras
Speaker: R. Venkatesh ( Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Date: 21 April 2016
Time: 2 pm
Venue: LH-1 (via Skype)

Suppose V is a finite dimensional representation of a complex finite dimensional simple Lie algebra that can be written as a tensor product of irreducible representations. A theorem of C.S. Rajan states that the non-trivial irreducible factors that occur in the tensor product factorization of V are uniquely determined, up to reordering, by the isomorphism class of V. I will present an elementary proof of Rajan’s theorem. This is a joint work with S.Viswanath.


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