Functions on the Model Orbit in E8

  title={Functions on the Model Orbit in E8},
  author={Jing-Song Huang and David Alexander Vogan},
We decompose the ring of regular functions on the unique coadjoint orbit for complex E8 of dimension 128, finding that every irreducible representation appears exactly once. This confirms a conjecture of McGovern. We also study the unique real form of this orbit.