Brauer trees of unipotent blocks

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In this paper we complete the determination of the Brauer trees of unipotent blocks (with cyclic defect groups) of finite groups of Lie type. These trees were conjectured by the first author in [19]. As a consequence, the Brauer trees of principal ℓ-blocks of finite groups are known for ℓ>71.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2821-2877
Number of pages57
JournalJournal of the European Mathematical Society
Issue number9
Early online date15 Jun 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 15 Jun 2020


  • Group of Lie type, unipotent block, Brauer tree