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Zeros of $ p$-adic $ L$-functions

Author: Samuel S. Wagstaff
Journal: Math. Comp. 29 (1975), 1138-1143
MSC: Primary 12B30
MathSciNet review: 0387253
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Abstract: The p-adic coefficients and zeros of certain formal power series defined by Iwasawa have been calculated modulo various powers of p. Using these results and Iwasawa's formula for the p-adic L-function $ {L_p}(s;\chi )$ of Kubota and Leopoldt, several p-adic places of the zero of $ {L_p}(s;\chi )$ were computed for the irregular primes $ p \leqslant 157$.

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Keywords: p-adic L-functions, cyclotomic field, irregular primes
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