The torsion group of a field defined by radicals

Maria Acosta de Orozco, William Yslas Velez

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Let L F be a finite separable extension, L* = L{0}, and T( L* F*) the torsion subgroup of L* F*. When L F is an abelian extension T( L* F*) is explicitly determined. This information is used to study the structure of T( L* F*). In particular, T( F(α)* F*) when am = a ∈ F is explicitly determined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)283-294
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Number Theory
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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