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Question on the proper sub-representation of induced representation

$\DeclareMathOperator\Ind{Ind}$Let $G$ be a reductive group over a $p$-adic local field $F$, and $P=MN$ a parabolic subgroup. Let $\sigma$ be an irreducible representation of $M(F)$ and consider its ...
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Are polynomial sections for unramified principal series generated by the spherical vector?

Let $F$ be a non-archimedean local field, $G = \operatorname{GL}_n\left(F\right)$, $B$ the standard Borel subgroup, $K = \operatorname{GL}_n\left( \mathcal{O}_F \right)$. We have the Iwasawa ...
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The weak restriction of the Jacquet module

Let $P= MN$ be a parabolic subgroup of a reductive p-adic group $G$, and $(\pi, V)$ is an irreducible, admissible representation of $G$. The Jacquet module is the representation $(\pi_N, V_N)$, where $...
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intuition for lattices in p-adic (or other non-Archimedean) vector spaces?

I could use some help to jumpstart my intuition for lattices in vector spaces over non-Archimedean fields, like $\mathbb{Q}_p$ and $\mathbb{F}_q((t))$. I have some intuition for $\mathbb{Z}$-lattices ...
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$p$-adic Harish-Chandra character of a stable virtual character

Let $F$ be a $p$-adic field and let $G$ be a reductive group over $F$. Associated to an irreducible admissible representation of $\pi$ of $G(F)$, we have a distribution character $\Theta_{\pi}$ ...
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p-adic analogue of classification of irreducible Riemannian symmetric spaces?

For Riemannian symmetric spaces, we have a nice result that the simply-connected ones are products of irreducible symmetric spaces, of which we have a list of ten infinite families and some ...
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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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Orbit representatives for the action of the maximal compact subgroup

Let $F$ be a non-Archimedean local field and $O$ be the ring of integers in $F$. Take $G=GL(2,F)$ and $K=GL(2,O)$. Consider the action of $K$ on $G$ by conjugation. Is it possible to explicitly write ...
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Is the representation of $GL_n(\mathcal{O})$ in functions on Grassmannian multiplicity free?

Let $\mathbb{F}$ be a local non-Archimedean field. Let $\mathcal{O}\subset \mathbb{F}$ be its ring of integers. Let $GL_n(\mathcal{O})$ be the (compact) group of $n\times n$ invertible matrices with ...
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J. Tate's article on $p$-divisible groups

I have a question about a conclusion that J. Tate arrived at in his paper $p$-Divisible Groups (in: Springer T.A. (eds) Proceedings of a Conference on Local Fields. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (1967) ...
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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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Unitary representations of lattices

Let $G$ be a simple linear group over a non-archimedean local field $F$. Assume that the split-rank over $F$ is at least 2. Let $\Gamma$ be a lattice in $G$. Then $\Gamma$ is a finitely generated ...
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Classical Hecke operators and Hecke algebra of type $A_1$

What's the relation between the classical Hecke operators (as defined in J. P. Serre's A course in arithmetic chapter 6) and the Hecke algebra of type $A_1$, i.e. the algebra generated by the vertices ...
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branching laws for $p$-adic representations of reductive groups

There are many papers studying branching laws of irreducible admissible complex representations of classical groups over local fields, are there some analogues for $p$-adic representations? For ...
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Image of a finite dimensional complex representations of $GL_n(\mathcal{O})$

EDIT Let $\mathcal{O}$ be the ring of integers in a non-Archimedean local field. Let $GL_n(\mathcal{O})$ be the (compact) group of $n\times n$ matrices with entries in $\mathcal{O}$ such that its ...
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A detail in Bushnell and Henniart's book, “The local Langlands conjecture for GL(2)”

I am recently troubled with a computational detail in Bushnell and Henniart's book, "The local Langlands conjecture for Gl(2)". Let $(\mathfrak{A},n,\alpha)$ be a simple stratum, and define $K_\...
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On the status of some conjectures mentioned/used in Harish Chandra's 1970 lecture notes

In van Dijk's notes of Harish Chandra's lectures on harmonic analysis, several conjectures are mentioned throughout, such as in Part 1, section 4 of van Dijk's notes Conjecture I : Let $\omega$ be ...
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The reductive $p$-adic group $^{2}\!A_3''$ via Galois decent

I am running into some confusion when trying to explicitly describe the group $^{2}\!A_3''$ (using the naming convention that Tits gives in his Corvallis notes). If anyone can give me any advice, I ...
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Finite dimensional irreps of $p$-adic groups

What are some examples of finite dimensional irreducible complex representations of $SL_2(\mathbb{Q}_p)$? One knows such a representations cannot be smooth, so probably the examples will be ...
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Hermitian sublattices of a given type

Consider an unramified quadratic extension $E/F$ of non-archimedean local fields, and suppose that $\langle\cdot,\cdot\rangle$ is a fixed Hermitian form on $E^d$ such that $\mathcal{O}_E^d$ is self-...
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When is compact induction cuspidal?

Let $G=GL_2(\mathbb{Q}_p)$, and let $K$ be a compact-modulo-center subgroup of $G$, $\rho$ an irreducible smooth representation of $K$. Question 1: Is $\mathrm{ind}_K^G \rho$ cuspidal? Here ...
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Is $\mathrm{SL}_n(\mathbb{Q}_p)$ virtually torsion-free?

Recall that a group is virtually torsion-free if it admits a finite index subgroup which is torsion-free. Question. Is $\mathrm{SL}_n(\mathbb{Q}_p)$ virtually torsion-free for $n > 1$? Comments. ...
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What is a tamely-ramified Weil-Deligne representation?

Let $W_F$ denote the Weil group of a finite extension of $\mathbb{Q}_p$. Let $I$ denote the inertia subgroup and $I^{>0}$ the (pro-$p$) subgroup of wild inertia. (I hope I've got my notation right.....
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Volumes of double cosets $KtK$

Let $G$ be the group of rational points of a connected reductive group $\mathbb G$ defined over a non-archimedean local field $F$. For simplicity sake, I assume that $\mathbb G$ is split over $F$. Let ...
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Directed galleries of the building of type $\widetilde{A}_{n}$

Let $X$ be the affine building of $GL_n(\mathbb{Q}_{p})$. We call oreinetd chamber of $X$ every sequence $\overrightarrow{C}=(s_1,...,s_n)$ of vertices such that $C=\{s_1,...,s_n\}$ is a chamber of $X$...
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Generic representation of PGL(3)

Let $G$ be the group $PGL(3,F)$, where $F$ is non-archimedean locally compact field, and $(\widetilde{H}_{n})_{n\in\mathbb{N}}$ the decreasing sequence of open and compact subgroups given by (image in ...
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Size of a multi-segment of a representation of $GL_n(F)$

Let $F$ be a p-adic field and $GL_n(F)$ the general linear group over $F$. The irreducible complex finite length smooth representations are parametrized by multi-segements in the paper. A multi-...
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Growth of the number of fixed points of a $p$-adic group under natural filtrations

Let $G$ be a $p$-adic reductive group, so by definition as a locally profinite group it's the group of $\mathbb Q_p$ points of a connective reductive group over $\mathbb Q_p$, $K$ be a parahoric ...
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Iwasawa theory and cohomological $p$-dimension of Inertia

Let $E$ be a elliptic curve without complex multiplication over a number field $F$. Let $F_n=F[E_{p^n}]$ and $F_{\infty}=F[E_{p^\infty}]$. So by a well know theorem of Serre, the Galois group $Gal(F_\...
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Galois descent for profinite groups acting on local fields

Suppose that $G$ is a profinite group acting faithfully on a field $L$ and assume moreover that the action is admissible, that is, that every $l \in L$ is stabilized by an open subgroup of $G$. If ...
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Admissible (unitary) spherical representation $sl(2,Q_p)$. Does dimension fixed point vector increase proportional index

I am using terminology of Cartier's Harmonic analysis on trees. Take $\pi$ be one of the irreducible principal or complementary (unitary) spehrical series of $Sl(2, Q_p)$. Let $K$ be the maximal ...
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Colimit of continuous cohomology over subgroups

Suppose $G$ is a profinite group, in fact in the applications I'm interested in it would be a $p$-adic analytic group similar to $GL_{n}(\mathbb{Z}_{p})$. Say $M$ is a profinite $G$-representation, ...
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Index of the congruence subgroups of $PGL_2(\mathbb{Z}_p)$

Let $\Gamma_n$ be the $n$-th congruence subgroup of $GL(2,\mathbb{Z}_p)$. So $\Gamma_n$ consists of matrices in $GL(2,\mathbb{Z}_p)$ which are congruent to the identity matrix modulo $p^n$. Let $Z(\...
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Is $({F^{\times})^{ diag}}\backslash(GL_2 \times E^{\times})_{det=\mathbb{N}}$ a unitary group?

Let $F$ be an p-adic field, and $E$ be a quadratic extension of $F$, then is $({F^{\times})^{ diag}}\backslash(GL_2 \times E^{\times})_{det=\mathbb{N}}$ isomorphic to some unitary group $U_{E/F}(2)$? ...
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$Hom_G(C_c^{\infty}(G),\pi)\cong Hom_{\mathbb{C}}(\pi^{\vee},\mathbb{C}) ?$

$G$ is an p-adic group, and $\pi$ is an irreducible representation of $G$, then do we naturally have $Hom_G(C_c^{\infty}(G),\pi)\cong Hom_{\mathbb{C}}(\pi^{\vee},\mathbb{C})$? I think it is true, but ...
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Reference for Shalika germs of GL(n)

I was reading the two Repka papers where he computes the leading and subleading Shalika germs for $GL_n$ and I was wondering, where are we since then? Have these germs (and the integrals) been ...
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P-adic representations corresponding to the same cuspidal pair

Let $G(F)$ be a reductive $p$-adic group. A result of Bernstein says that we can correspond each smooth irreducible representation to a “cuspidal pair” where it is embedded, and at most finitely many ...
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Does $G$ act 2-transitively on its Bruhat-Tits building?

Let $k$ be a finite extension of $\mathbb{Q}_p$ and let $G$ be a semisimple Lie group over $k$. We consider the action of $G$ on its Bruhat-Tits building $X$. Question: If $x,y,x',y'$ are vertices, ...
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Basic theorem on induction for representations of $p$-adic groups

I know a lot of places where the following is sparsely proved, but I remember there was some paper where I read it in basically the same form I write it, but unfortunately I can't remember where it ...
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How to determine the unramified character corresponding to an unramified Langlands parameter?

Let $F$ be a p-adic field with ring of integers $\mathcal{O}$. Let $\textbf{G}$ be a connected split reductive algebraic group over $F$. For simplicity, we assume that $\textbf{G}$ is a Chevalley ...
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Volume of a double class of a parahoric subgroup

Let $F$ be a non-archimedean local field with residue field $F_q$. Let $G$ be the group of $F$-rational points of a connected reductive group defined and split over $F$. Fix a maximal split torus $T$ ...
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$GL_n(\Bbb Z_p)$ conjugacy classes in a $GL_n(\Bbb Q_p)$ conjugacy class

It is easy to classify conjugacy classes in $GL_n(\mathbb Q_p)$ by linear algebra. How to classify $GL_n(\Bbb Z_p)$ conjugacy classes in a $GL_n(\Bbb Q_p)$ conjugacy class? For example, for general ...
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Low dimensional representations of $SL_n(\mathbb{Z}/p^\ell \mathbb{Z})$

When $\ell = 1$ I know that the smallest non-trivial irreducible complex representations of $SL_n(\mathbb{Z}/p\mathbb{Z})$ has dimension $\frac{p^n - 1}{p-1} - 1$ (with maybe some exceptions for ...
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A convergence condition on tempered representation

Assume $\pi$ is a tempered representation of $GL_n(\mathbb{Q}_p)$. $N_n$ is a maximal unipotent subgroup of $GL_n$, and $\xi$ is a non-degenerate character of $N_n(\mathbb{Q}_p)$. Let $\Pi$ be the ...
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A Question on Plancherel decomposition of p-adic groups

Assume $G$ is a $p$-adic group. If $\pi$ is an irreducible quotient of $C_c^\infty(G)$, then there is a surjection $C_c^\infty(G)\twoheadrightarrow \operatorname{Hom}_G(C_c^\infty(G),\pi)^\star\otimes\...
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Topological dimension of $p$-adic manifolds

What is the topological dimension of a (locally analytic) $p$-adic manifold over a non Archimedean field $K$? Is the topological dimension of $K^n$, $n$?
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Twisted Jacquet Module

All the groups considered will be Hausdorff, totally disconnected and locally compact groups. And all representations will be smooth representations over the complex numbers. Let $G$ be a group and $(...
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Group schemes and Hyperspecial maximal compact subgroups

Let $F$ be a number field. For each non-archimedean place $v$ let $O_v$ denote the ring of integers. Let $G$ be a connected linear algebraic group defined over $F$. Consider the set of sequences $(K_v)...
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Integral structures via lattices

I am looking at the paper "p-adic Groups" by Bruhat (in the Boulder Proceedings, 1965). I have a question about one of the statements. Let $k$ be the quotient field of a complete discrete valuation ...
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Bernstein-Zelevinsky classification: viewing a representation as a subrepresentation or a quotient

$\DeclareMathOperator{\GL}{GL}$ $\DeclareMathOperator{\Ind}{Ind}$I have a question on the details of the Bernstein-Zelevinsky classification. This classification allows us to obtain irreducible ...