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Mathematical Notes

, 86:457 | Cite as

Monomorphisms of free Burnside groups

  • V. S. AtabekyanEmail author
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Abstract

In the paper, it is proved that, for any odd n ≥ 1039, there are words u(x, y) and υ(x, y) over the group alphabet {x, y} such that, if a and b are any two noncommuting elements of the free Burnside group B(m, n), then, for some k, the elements u(a k , b) and υ(a k , b) freely generate a free Burnside subgroup of the group B(m, n). In particular, the facts proved in the paper imply the uniform nonamenability of the group B(m, n) for odd n, n ≥ 1039.

Key words

absolutely free group free Burnside group uniformly nonamenable group residually finite group 2-generated subgroup Tarski monster Hopfian group 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Yerevan State UniversityYerevanArmenia

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