Tensor Products and Support Varieties for Some Noncocommutative Hopf Algebras
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We explore questions of projectivity and tensor products of modules for finite dimensional Hopf algebras. We construct many classes of examples in which tensor powers of nonprojective modules are projective and tensor products of modules in one order are projective but in the other order are not. Our examples are smash coproducts with duals of group algebras, some having algebra and coalgebra structures twisted by cocycles. We apply support variety theory for these Hopf algebras as a tool in our investigations.
KeywordsProjective modules Nonsemisimple Hopf algebra Support varieties Smash coproduct
Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)16T05 18D10
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