Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 84, Issue 1–2, pp 147–151 | Cite as

Irreducible products of characters inA n

  • Ilan Zisser


We show that it is possible to find a pair of non-principal irreducible characters ofA nwhose product is irreducible if and only ifn is a perfect square.


Symmetric Group Irreducible Character Finite Simple Group Character Theory Irreducible Constituent 
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© The Magnes Press 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilan Zisser
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA

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