# ATLAS: Exceptional group E6(2)

Order = 214841575522005575270400 = 236.36.52.73.13.17.31.73.
Mult = 1.
Out = 2.

### Standard generators

At present three sets of generators of E6(2) are in use: the set (a, b) is labelled G1, the set (e, f) is labelled G2, and the set (x, y) is labelled G0 below. Currently, we do not know conditions that would turn G0-generators into a pair of standard generators of E6(2).
The G1-standard generators of E6(2) are a and b where a is in class 2C, b is in class 3C, ab has order 62, ababb has order 24, abababb has order 21 and abababab2abab2ab2 has order 18.
The G2-standard generators of E6(2) are e and f where e is in class 2B, f is in class 3C, ef has order 62, efeff has order 12 and efefeff has order 93.

Standard generators of E6(2):2 are not defined.

We may obtain (a conjugate in E6(2):2 of) (a, b) by setting a = ((xyxy2)6)^(y5xy6x2y4) and b = x.
We may obtain (a conjugate in E6(2):2 of) (e, f) by setting e = ([a, babab]10)^((ab)3(ba)21) and f = b.
We may obtain (a conjugate in E6(2):2 of) (a, b) by setting a = ((efefefef2efef2)21)^((fe)8(ef)33(fe)43) and b = f (which is not the inverse of the above program, as their composition is an inner element in class 12F).

An outer automorphism, u say, of E6(2) maps (e, f) to (e, f−1).

Potential standard generators are c and d where c = u is the above automorphism and d = ((fef)3e)17. These satisfy: c is in class 2E, d is in class 3B, cd has order 16, cdcdd has order 31, cdcdcdd has order 10, cdcdcdcdd has order 73, cdcdcddcdd of order 4, and so on, but we don't know if these conditions suffice.
Other potential standard generators are c = ((ef)6effeffefu)13 and d = (ffefefefeffefefe)6. These satisfy: c is in class 2D, d has order 5 (class 5A), cd has order 34, cdd has order 20, cdcdd has order 20, cdcddd has order 20, cdcdddd has order 3, cddcddd has order 7, cdcddcddd has order 40, cdcdddcdd has order 30, and so on, but we don't know if these conditions suffice.
It is probably better to try to define standard generators on the latter pair of generators, or a similar pair to them.

### Representations

The representations of E6(2) available are:
The representations of E6(2):2 available are:
• Dimension 54 over GF(2): e, f and u (Magma).
• Dimension 78 over GF(2): e, f and u (Magma).

### Maximal subgroups

Taken from:

Peter Kleidman and Robert Wilson,
The maximal subgroups of E6(2) and Aut(E6(2)),
Proc London Math Soc 60 (1990), 266–294.

• 216:O10+(2) — two classes.
• 25+20:(S3 × L5(2)) — two classes.
• 21+20:L6(2).
• [229]:(S3 × L3(2) × L3(2)).
• F4(2).
• S3 × L6(2).
• 3.(32:Q8 × L3(4)).S3.
• L3(8):3.
• (L3(2) × L3(2) × L3(2)):S3.
• L3(2) × G2(2).
• 73:31+2:2A4.
• (7 × 3D4(2)):3.
• G2(2) — two classes.

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Version 2.0 created on 21st April 1999.
Last updated 18.11.08 by JNB.
Information checked to Level 0 on 21.04.99 by JNB.
R.A.Wilson, R.A.Parker and J.N.Bray.