, Volume 13, Issue 3-4, pp 773-797
Date: 23 Aug 2008

Unipotent Elements in Small Characteristic, II

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Abstract

Let G be a special orthogonal group over an algebraically closed field of characteristic exponent p. In this paper we extend certain aspects of the Dynkin–Kostant theory of unipotent elements of G (when p = 1) to the general case (including p = 2).

Dedicated to Bert Kostant on the occasion of his 80th birthday
*Supported in part by the National Science Foundation.