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In mathematics, the Coxeter–Todd lattice K12, discovered by Coxeter and Todd (1953), is a the 12-dimensional even integral lattice of discriminant 36 with no norm-2 vectors. It is the sublattice of the Leech lattice fixed by a certain automorphism of order 3, and is similar to the Barnes–Wall lattice.
The Coxeter–Todd lattice can be made into a 6-dimensional lattice self dual over the Eisenstein integers. The automorphism group of this complex lattice has index 2 in the full automorphism group of the Coxeter–Todd lattice and is a complex reflection group (number 34 on the list) with structure 6.PSU4(F3).2, called the Mitchell group.
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- Coxeter–Todd lattice in Sloane's lattice catalogue
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