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Level Zero Fundamental Representations over Quantized Affne Algebras and Demazure Modules

  • Masaki Kashiwara

    Kyoto University, Japan
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Abstract

Let W(ω_k_) be the finite-dimensional irreducible module over a quantized affne algebra U'q(g) with the fundamental weight ω_k_ as an extremal weight. We show that its crystal B(W(ω_k_)) is isomorphic to the Demazure crystal B_−(−Λ0 + ω_k). This is derived from the following general result: for a dominant integral weight λ and an integral weight µ, there exists a unique homomorphism U'q(g)(_u_λ ⊗ _u_µ) → V(λ + µ) that sends _u_λ ⊗ _u_µ to _u_λ+µ. Here V(λ) is the extremal weight module with λ as an extremal weight, and _u_λ ∈ V(λ) is the extremal weight vector of weight λ.

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Masaki Kashiwara, Level Zero Fundamental Representations over Quantized Affne Algebras and Demazure Modules. Publ. Res. Inst. Math. Sci. 41 (2005), no. 1, pp. 223–250

DOI 10.2977/PRIMS/1145475409