Central European Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 11, Issue 11, pp 1900–1913 | Cite as

Kernels of representations of Drinfeld doubles of finite groups

Research Article


A description of the commutator of a normal subcategory of the fusion category of representation Rep A of a semisimple Hopf algebra A is given. Formulae for the kernels of representations of Drinfeld doubles D(G) of finite groups G are presented. It is shown that all these kernels are normal Hopf subalgebras.


Normal fusion subcategories Drinfeld doubles of finite groups Fusion subcategories Kernels of representations 


16W30 18D10 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics “Simion Stoilow” of the Romanian AcademyBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Faculty of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania

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