
Journal of Lie Theory 21 (2011), No. 2, 417426 Copyright Heldermann Verlag 2011 Real forms of dual pairs g_{2}×h in g of type E_{6}, E_{7} and E_{8} Domagoj Kovacevic Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia domagoj.kovacevic2@fer.hr [Abstractpdf] \def\a{{\frak a}} \def\g{{\frak g}} \def\h{{\frak h}} Let $\g$ be a complex Lie algebra of type $E_6$, $E_7$ or $E_8$ and let $\g_2\times\h$ be a dual pair in $\g$. In this paper, we look for possible real forms of $\g_2\times\h$. It turns out that for each $n$ and for all real forms, say $\a_0\times\h_0$ of $\g_2\times\h$, there exists a real form $\g_0$ of $\g$ such that $\a_0\times\h_0$ embedds into $\g_0$. The full description is given in Theorem 3.1. Keywords: Dual pairs, real forms. MSC: 17B05 [ Fulltextpdf (290 KB)] for subscribers only. 