The special linear group is the Matrix Group corresponding to the set of Complex Matrices having Determinant . It is a Subgroup of the General Linear Group and is also a Lie Group.

**References**

Conway, J. H.; Curtis, R. T.; Norton, S. P.; Parker, R. A.; and Wilson, R. A.
``The Groups , ,
, and
.'' §2.1 in
*Atlas of Finite Groups: Maximal Subgroups and Ordinary Characters for Simple Groups.* Oxford, England:
Clarendon Press, p. x, 1985.

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