Maschke’s theorem for smash products of quasitriangular weak Hopf algebras
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- Zhai, Wj. & Zhang, Ly. Abh. Math. Semin. Univ. Hambg. (2011) 81: 35. doi:10.1007/s12188-010-0047-7
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The paper is concerned with the semisimplicity of smash products of quasitriangular weak Hopf algebras. Let (H,R) be a finite dimensional quasitriangular weak Hopf algebra over a field k and A any semisimple and quantum commutative weak H-module algebra. Based on the work of Nikshych et al. (Topol. Appl. 127(1–2):91–123, 2003), we give Maschke’s theorem for smash products of quasitriangular weak Hopf algebras, stating that A#H is semisimple if and only if A is a projective left A#H-module, which extends the Theorem 3.2 given in Yang and Wang (Commun. Algebra 27(3):1165–1170, 1999).