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On Iwasawa $\lambda_3$-invariants of cyclic cubic fields of prime conductor

Authors: Takashi Fukuda and Keiichi Komatsu
Journal: Math. Comp. 70 (2001), 1707-1712
MSC (2000): Primary 11R23, 11R27, 11Y40
Published electronically: November 13, 2000
MathSciNet review: 1836928
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For certain cyclic cubic fields $k$, we verified that Iwasawa invariants $\lambda_3(k)$ vanished by calculating units of abelian number field of degree 27. Our method is based on the explicit representation of a system of cyclotomic units of those fields.

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Takashi Fukuda
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University, 2-11-1 Shin-ei, Narashino, Chiba, Japan

Keiichi Komatsu
Affiliation: Department of Information and Computer Science, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169, Japan

Keywords: Iwasawa invariant, cyclotomic unit, cubic field
Received by editor(s): August 5, 1999
Received by editor(s) in revised form: January 6, 2000
Published electronically: November 13, 2000
Article copyright: © Copyright 2000 American Mathematical Society