Uniqueness and existence of Whittaker models for the metaplictic group
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- Gelbart, S., Howe, R. & Piatetski-Shapiro, I. Israel J. Math. (1979) 34: 21. doi:10.1007/BF02761822
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We introduce the notion of Whittaker models for representations of a metaplectic covering group of GL (2) and establish the uniqueness and existence of such models. Our results generalize corresponding results of Jacquet-Langlands, but the methods are new.