Certain Simple Maximal Subfields in Division Rings

Mehdi Aghabali, M.H. Bien

Research output: Working paper


Let D be a division ring finite dimensional over its center F. The goal of this paper is to prove that for any positive integer n there exists a ∈ D(n), the n-th multiplicative derived subgroup, such that F(a) is a maximal subfield of D. We also show the statement holds valid if we replace D(n) with Dn, the n-th additive derived subgroup in case D is of characteristic zero.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2017


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