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Leloup, Gérard
Cyclically valued rings and formal power series. Annales mathématiques Blaise Pascal, 14 no. 1 (2007), p. 37-60
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Rings of formal power series $k[[C]]$ with exponents in a cyclically ordered group $C$ were defined in [2]. Now, there exists a “valuation” on $k[[C]]$ : for every $\sigma $ in $k[[C]]$ and $c$ in $C$, we let $v(c,\sigma )$ be the first element of the support of $\sigma $ which is greater than or equal to $c$. Structures with such a valuation can be called cyclically valued rings. Others examples of cyclically valued rings are obtained by “twisting” the multiplication in $k[[C]]$. We prove that a cyclically valued ring is a subring of a power series ring $k[[C,\theta ]]$ with twisted multiplication if and only if there exist invertible monomials of every degree, and the support of every element is well-ordered. We also give a criterion for being isomorphic to a power series ring with twisted multiplication. Next, by the way of quotients of cyclic valuations, it follows that any power series ring $k[[C,\theta ]]$ with twisted multiplication is isomorphic to a $R^{\prime }[[C^{\prime },\theta ^{\prime }]]$, where $C^{\prime }$ is a subgroup of the cyclically ordered group of all roots of $1$ in the field of complex numbers, and $R^{\prime } \simeq k[[H,\theta ]]$, with $H$ a totally ordered group. We define a valuation $v(\epsilon ,\cdot )$ which is closer to the usual valuations because, with the topology defined by $v(a,\cdot )$, a cyclically valued ring is a topological ring if and only if $a=\epsilon $ and the cyclically ordered group is indeed a totally ordered one.


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