Binomial coefficients and quadratic fields

Author:
Zhi-Wei Sun

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **134** (2006), 2213-2222

MSC (2000):
Primary 11B65; Secondary 11B37, 11B68, 11R11

Published electronically:
February 3, 2006

MathSciNet review:
2213693

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Abstract: Let be a real quadratic field with discriminant where is an odd prime. For we determine modulo in terms of a Lucas sequence, the fundamental unit and the class number of .

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Additional Information

**Zhi-Wei Sun**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, People’s Republic of China

Email:
zwsun@nju.edu.cn

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-06-08262-1

Received by editor(s):
March 4, 2004

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
March 6, 2005

Published electronically:
February 3, 2006

Additional Notes:
The author was supported by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (No. 10425103) and the Key Program of NSF (No. 10331020) in China.

Communicated by:
Wen-Ching Winnie Li

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