Glauberman's and Thompson's theorems for fusion systems

Antonio Diaz, Adam Glesser, Nadia Mazza, Sejong Park

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We prove analogues of results of Glauberman and Thompson for fusion systems. Namely, given a (saturated) fusion system F on a finite p-group S, and in the cases where p is odd or F is S-4-free, we show that Z(N-F(J(S))) = Z(F) (Glauberman) and that if C-F(Z(S)) = N-F(J(S)) = F-S(S), then F = F-S(S) (Thompson). As a corollary, we obtain a stronger form of Frobenius' theorem for fusion systems, applicable under the above assumptions and generalizing another result of Thompson.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)495-503
Number of pages9
JournalProceedings of the American Mathematical Society
Issue number2
Early online date17 Sept 2008
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2009


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