Ring detail


Name: $\mathbb H$: Hamilton's quaternions

Description: Set of complex matrices $\left[\begin{smallmatrix}a&b\\-\bar b&\bar a\end{smallmatrix}\right]$ with positive real determinant, real clifford algebra for real space of signature (-,-)

Keywords matrix ring subring

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    Name Measure
    Composition length left: 1right: 1
    Krull dimension (classical) 0
    Name Description
    Idempotents $\{0,1\}$
    Jacobson radical $\{0\}$
    Nilpotents $\{0\}$
    Units All nonzero elements.
    Zero divisors $\{0\}$