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Rock blocks, wreath products and KLR algebras

Authors
  • Evseev, Anton
Type
Preprint
Publication Date
Nov 25, 2015
Submission Date
Nov 25, 2015
Identifiers
arXiv ID: 1511.08004
Source
arXiv
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Abstract

We consider rock (or Rouquier) blocks of symmetric groups and Hecke algebras at roots of unity. We prove a conjecture of Turner asserting that a certain idempotent truncation of a rock block of weight $d$ of a symmetric group $\mathfrak S_n$ defined over a field $F$ of characteristic $e$ is Morita equivalent to the principal block of the wreath product $\mathfrak S_e \wr \mathfrak S_d$. This generalises a theorem of Chuang and Kessar that applies to rock blocks with abelian defect groups. Our proof relies crucially on an isomorphism between $F\mathfrak S_n$ and a cyclotomic Khovanov-Lauda-Rouquier algebra, and the Morita equivalence we produce is that of graded algebras. We also prove the analogous result for an Iwahori-Hecke algebra at a root of unity defined over an arbitrary field.

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