# Questions tagged [local-fields]

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### A question about Theorem 2.3.1 in Tate's thesis

I don't understand how to prove a conclusion in the Theorem.
When k is $p$-adic, the subgroups 1+$p^{v}$, $v>0$, of $u$ $(|u|=1)$ form a fundamental system of neighborhoods of $1$ in $u$, We must ...

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### A question about mod $p$ local Langlands for $\mathrm{GL}_{2}(\mathbb{Q}_{p})$

In the mod $p$ local Langlands correspondence for $\mathrm{GL}_{2}(\mathbb{Q}_{p})$, the irreducible supercuspidal representation $\left(\mathrm{ind}^{\mathrm{GL}_{2}(\mathbb{Q}_{p})}_{\mathrm{GL}_{2}(...

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### $K_v(a^{1/m}) /K_v$ is unramified if only if $v(a)≡0 \pmod m$

Let $K$ be a number field and $v$ be it's one of $K$'s non-archimedian valuation.
Then, I would like to prove $K_v(a^{1/m}) /K_v$ is unramified if
only if $v(a)≡0 \pmod m$.
This is from Silverman's ...

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### Why is $\overline{\mathbb{F}_p}((t))$ transcendental over $\mathbb{F}_p((t))$?

Why is $\overline{\mathbb{F}_p}((t))$ transcendental over $\mathbb{F}_p((t))$ ?
I guess $\overline{\mathbb{F}_p}((t))$ is not unramified over $\mathbb{F}_p((t))$ because $\overline{\mathbb{F}_p}((t))$ ...

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### Why does the field norm on the field extension $ \mathbb C/\mathbb R $ induce a vector space norm?

There is a general result which holds for the rational numbers $ \mathbb Q $ (as well as number fields in general):
For any completion $ K $ of $ \mathbb Q $ and any finite extension $ L/K $ of ...

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### When is the extension $L(S)/L$ Galois and totally ramified?

Let $L$ be a finite extension of the $p$-adic field $\mathbb{Q}_p$ with ring of integers $\mathcal{O}_K$ with uniformizer $\pi$. Let us consider the polynomial ring $L[x_1,x_2,\dotsc,x_l]$ in $l$-...

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### Confusion with self-dual representations of $\mathrm{GL}_n$ over a $p$-adic field

The following surely is kind of a trivial question, but it keeps me confused. It concerns a detail in Lust and Stevens' paper "On depth zero L-packets for classical groups" London Math. Soc. ...

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### Reference to basic facts on non-Archimedean local fields

I need a reference to the following claims which, I believe, are correct and well known to experts (I am not one of them).
Let $K$ be a non-Archimedean local field. Let $\mathcal{O}$ be its ring of ...

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### The notion of smoothness in the local situation

I am reading Bump's book on Automorphic forms and Representations and I am able to draw a lot of parallels between the theory of $GL(2, \mathbb{R})$ which is the infinite place and the theory of $GL(2,...

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### A Tate-Sen theorem mod $p$

Let $p$ be a prime number, $G=\textrm{Gal}(\overline{\mathbb{Q}}_p/\mathbb{Q}_p)$, and $\chi:G\rightarrow\mathbb{Z}_p^\times$ the cyclotomic character. Let $\mathbb{C}_p$ denote the completion of the ...

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### Galois module theory: from global to local

Let $L/\mathbb{Q}$ be a finite Galois extension with Galois group $G$. It is well known that the ring of integers $\mathcal{O}_L$ is free over its associated order $\mathfrak{A}_{L/\mathbb{Q}}=\{x\in \...

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### Haar mesure on $\mathrm{GL}_{d}(F)$

$\DeclareMathOperator\GL{GL}$Let $F$ be a $\mathfrak{p}$-adic field and $\mathscr{O}_{F}$ its valuation ring. For any measurable subset of $M_{d}(F)$ such as
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a_{11}+t^{\...

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### Multiplication law in a division algebra of dimension 9 over a non-archimedean local field

Let $k$ be a non-archimedean local field, for example, a $p$-adic field (a finite extension of the filed ${\Bbb Q}_p$ of $p$-adic numbers).
It is well known that there is a canonical isomorphism
$${\...

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### Galois cohomology of separable closure

Let $K$ be a local field, $K^{sep}$ its separable closure, $G = Gal(K^{sep}/ K)$ the Galois group and $C := \overline{K^{sep}}$ the completion with respect to the induced valuation.
In his paper on $p$...

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### Does $0\to I\to\mathrm{Gal}_K\to\mathrm{Gal}_k\to 0$ always split?

Let $K$ be a henselian valuation field with residue field $k$, then the decomposition group surjects onto Galois group of the residue field, with kernel the inertia subgroup, namely we have short ...

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### Cohomology of finite $p$-groups over integers in local fields

Let $p$ be a prime, $G$ be a finite group of order $p^a$. Let $M$ be a $\mathbb{Z}[G]$-module. Then $H^n(G, M)$ is annihilated by $p^a$ for all $n \geq 1$ (see e.g. Brown, Corollary III.10.2).
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### Is $K^\times/ F^\times$ compact for local fields?

Let $K/F$ be a finite extension of local fields (of characteristic 0). Is it true that the quotient group $K^\times/ F^\times$ is always compact?
I understand that if the extension is cyclic, it is ...

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### Hilbert symbol over 2-adic field

Let $F$ be a finite extension of $\mathbb{Q}_2$, and let $(-,-)_F$ be the quadratic Hilbert symbol over $F$. Is the following true?
$(-1,-1)_F=1$ if and only if $\sqrt{-1}\in F$

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### On Serre's "Local fields"

While I was reading J.-P. Serre's book "Local Fields" I found something strange in Chapter V. When Serre discusses properties of norm for unramified extensions, he says it is possible to ...

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### Tempered Iwahori-spherical representations

Consider a local field $F$ of characteristic 0 and $G=GL_n(F)$.
It is well known (for example Cartiers article in Corvallis) that an admissible, irreducible representation $\pi$ of $G$ has a ...

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### Continous morphisms of a local field with conditions in positive characteristic

Let $P$ be a an irreducible polynomial of $k:=\mathbb F_q(T)$, $\Omega_P$ be the completion of an algebraic closure $\overline{k_P}$ of $k_P$, the completion of $k$ for the topology induced by the $P$-...

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### Realization of a p-adic field as a completion of a number field

Let $F$ be a $p$-adic field of characteristic 0. Is it always possible to find a number field $K$ such that $K$ has only one place lying above $p$ and such that its completion at this place is $F$?
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### $0$-th Galois cohomology with topological Milnor K-groups coefficients

In local class field theory, the reciprocity map is constructed by using the isomorphism ${\rm Br}(F)\simeq \mathbb{Q/Z}$, where $F$ is a local field and ${\rm Br}(F)$ is its Brauer group. The ...

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### Is the set of hyperelliptic curves with a K-point closed?

I am actually interested in the same question for more general kinds of curves, but I will be specific.
Let $K$ be a field and $\overline{K}$ be an algebraic closure of $K$. Let's say that a "...

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### Totally ramified extensions of p-adic fields

Let $\mathbb{Q}_p$ denote the field of p-adic numbers. For a prime number $q$ ($\neq p$), does exist a totally ramified extension $K/\mathbb{Q}_p$ with Galois group isomorphis to $\mathbb{Z}_q \times \...

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### Algebraic morphisms of affine varieties in positive characteristic

Let $\Omega$ be a completion of an algebraic closure of $\mathbb F_q\left(\left(\frac1T\right)\right)$ for the valuation $-\deg$.
Consider two matrices $M_1,M_2$ in $\mathcal M_2(\Omega)$ that are $\...

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### What is $H^1(\mathbb Z, GL_k(R_n))$ for a ring closely related to the cyclotomic rings of integers?

Let us consider $R_n = \mathbb Z_\ell[\theta_n]/(\theta^{\ell^n}-1)$, an auxiliary prime power $q\equiv 1 \pmod \ell$ with an action of $\mathbb Z = \langle \sigma\rangle$ by $\sigma(\theta_n) = \...

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### Splitting of simply connected algebraic group

Let $k$ be a number field and let $G$ be a connected semisimple, simply connected algebraic group defined over $k$. Let $k'$ be a finite Galois extension over which $G$ splits. By the Chebotarev ...

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### Full measure properties for Zariski open subsets in $p$-adic situation

Let $F$ be a $p$-adic field and let $X$ be a smooth integral variety over $F$ (I am chiefly interested in the case when $X$ is a connected reductive group over $F$). Let $U$ be a non-empty open subset ...

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### Why does norm map the $\sigma$-conjugacy classes to the conjugacy classes?

Let $E/F$ be a cyclic extension of order $\ell$ (not assumed prime) of fields of characteristic $0$, and $\Sigma$ its Galois group; we denote by $\sigma$ a generator of $\Sigma$. We denote by $G(E), G(...

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### Intrinsic characterisation of a class of rings

This may be well known, but I was unable to find an answer browsing literature. Let us temporarily call a commutative (unital) ring $R$ an O-ring if there exists an integer $n \ge 1$, a local field of ...

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### $SL_2(\mathbb{Z}_p)$ extension of a local field

Let $G$ be an arbitrary open group of $SL_2(\mathbb{Z}_p)$ and $K$ be a finite extension of $\mathbb{Q}_p$. Can we construct a Galois extension field $E$ of $K$ such that $\text{Gal}(E/K)\cong G$? ...

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### self dual character of local fields and global fields

There are two concepts of self dual character, one is for global and another is for local.
Let $K$ be an imaginary quadratic number field, and a Hecke character $\chi : \mathbb{A}_K^{\times}/K^{\...

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### Subring of quaternion algebra

I am following the book Introduction to Quadratic Forms over Fields by T. Y. Lam. In section VI.2, the author proves that, over an arbitrary local field $F$, there is a unique quaternion division ...

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### perfectoid field of characteristic $p$

Let $L$ be perfectoid field of characteristic $p$ and $L'$ be a finite extension of $L$. Then I want to prove the trace map $\text{Tr}_{L'/L}: m_{L'}\rightarrow m_L$ is surjective. I find a proof in ...

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### isogenies between elliptic curves with multiplicative reduction

Let $ K $ be a $ p $-adic field. Suppose we have an isogeny of elliptic curves $ \phi : E \to E' $ defined over $ K $, where $ E $ and $ E' $ both have multiplicative reduction.
1) Is there anything ...

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### compact $p$-adic Lie group can be embedded into $O_K^n$ or $\text{GL}_n(K)$?

Let $K$ be a local field of charecteristic $0$ and $G$ be a compact $p$-adic Lie group of dimension $n$, then can $G$ be embedded into $O_K^n$ or $\text{GL}_n(K)$ as a closed subgroup? This is a dual ...

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### A question related to supercuspidal representations of $\operatorname{GL}_2$ over local fields

I was learning about the representation of $\operatorname{GL}_2$ over local fields and came to know something like: if the residual characteristic of the local field is an odd prime, then every ...

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### Reference request - conjugacy classes over local fields

Is there a nice reference for reductive groups over local fields, which for example contains discussion of things such as: Given a semisimple element in $G(F)$, its $G(F)$-conjugacy class is closed in ...

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### is there a unique measure on a local field?

Suppose we consider a local field and forget about the topology for a moment and consider the set of all measures on some non-trivial $\sigma$-algebra over the field that makes the field operations ...

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### Relation in Brauer group coming from trace form

Let $L/K$ be a cubic (or, more generally, odd-order) extension of fields of characteristic $0$. To every element $a \in L^\times$ we can associate the quadratic form
\begin{align*}
q_a : L &\to K \...

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### Possible $p$-torsion subgroup of $E(\mathbb{Q}_p)$, and if there is a theorem to say which case happens when?

What is the possible $p$-torsion subgroup of $E(\mathbb{Q}_p)$ for an elliptic curve $E$ over $\mathbb{Q}_p$, and if there is a theorem to say which case happens when?

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### Multivariate Weierstrass preparation Theorem?

Let $(K,|\cdot|)$ be a complete local field and $\mathcal{O}$ be its ring of integers. Let $C$ be a complete algebraic closure of $K$ and let $\mathfrak{m}:=\{x\in \mathcal{O}_{C}~|~|x|<1\}$ where $...

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### Conjugation action of $Gal(\bar{s}/s)$ on the tame ramification group

There is a statement in SGA 7-1 Exposé 1 (P. Deligne, Résumé des premiers exposés de A. Grothendieck, pdf of SGA7-1), (0.3.1):
$S$ is a Henselian trait (i.e. the spectrum of a henselian discrete ...

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### Miraculous Parahorics

Let $G$ be a connected simple group over a local field $k$. Let $I\subset G(\mathcal{O})$ denote an Iwahori subgroup of $G(k)$ with Lie algebra $\mathfrak{i}$. Let $P\supseteq I$ be any other ...

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### A problem in Bushnell and Henniart's book, "The local Langlands conjecture for GL(2)"

On page 123 of Chapter 5 in Bushnell and Henniart's book The Local Langlands Conjecture for GL(2), they state
an elementary property of tamely ramified extension of local fields, which is as follows,
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### Explicit construction of abelian wild inertial extensions of maximal tamely ramified extension of $\mathbb{Q}_p$?

In Iwasawa's paper On Galois groups of local fields, he proves that if $V$ is the maximal tamely ramified extension of $\mathbb{Q}_p$, with Galois group $\Gamma$ over the base, then its abelianized ...

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### Calculation of Tate epsilon factor in the ramified case

Let $F$ be a nonarchimedean local field, $\chi$ a ramified character of $F^{\ast}$, $\psi$ a nontrivial character of $F$, and $dx$ a Haar measure on $F$ with respect to which the Fourier transform is ...

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### The Ax-Kochen isomorphism theorem and the continuum hypothesis

Let's recall that:
(1): The Ax-Kochen principle says that if $\mathcal{U}$ is a non-principal ultrafilter over prime numbers, then $\prod_{\mathbb{U}} \mathbb{F}_p((t)) \equiv \prod_{\mathbb{U}} \...

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### Reference for nonquasi-split groups of type $E_6$ and $E_7$ over local fields

The semisimple groups over a local field have been classified by Tits, cf. [1] "Classification of algebraic semisimple groups" in Boulder and [2] "Reductive groups over local fields" in Corvallis.
In ...