Largest known twin primes

and Sophie Germain primes

Authors:
Karl-Heinz Indlekofer and Antal Járai

Journal:
Math. Comp. **68** (1999), 1317-1324

MSC (1991):
Primary 11-04; Secondary :, 11A41

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-99-01079-0

Published electronically:
February 16, 1999

MathSciNet review:
1642750

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Abstract: The numbers are twin primes. The number is a Sophie Germain prime, i.e. and are both primes. For , the numbers , and are all primes.

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**Karl-Heinz Indlekofer**

Affiliation:
Universität GH Paderborn, FB 17, D-33095 Paderborn, Germany

Email:
k-heinz@uni-paderborn.de

**Antal Járai**

Affiliation:
Universität GH Paderborn, FB 17, D-33095 Paderborn, Germany

Email:
jarai@uni-paderborn.de

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-99-01079-0

Received by editor(s):
April 7, 1997

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
February 5, 1998

Published electronically:
February 16, 1999

Article copyright:
© Copyright 1999
American Mathematical Society