## Commuting families in Hecke and Temperley-Lieb Algebras

Last update: 29 January 2014

## Abstract

We define analogs of the Jucys-Murphy elements for the affine Temperley-Lieb algebra and give their explicit expansion in terms of the basis of planar Brauer diagrams. These Jucys-Murphy elements are a family of commuting elements in the affine Temperley-Lieb algebra, and we compute their eigenvalues on the generic irreducible representations. We show that they come from Jucys-Murphy elements in the affine Hecke algebra of type A, which in turn come from the Casimir element of the quantum group ${U}_{h}{𝔤𝔩}_{n}\text{.}$ We also give the explicit specializations of these results to the finite Temperley-Lieb algebra.

## Notes and references

This is a typed version of Commuting families in Hecke and Temperley-Lieb Algebras by Tom Halverson, Manuela Mazzocco and Arun Ram.

AMS Subject Classifications: Primary 20G05; Secondary 16G99, 81R50, 82B20.