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A note on Dirichlet characters
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by Richard H. Hudson PDF
Math. Comp. 27 (1973), 973-975 Request permission


Denoting by $r(k,m,p)$ the first occurrence of m consecutive kth power residues of a prime $p \equiv 1 \pmod k$, we show that $r(k,m,p) > c\log p$ for infinitely many p (c is an absolute constant) provided that k is even and $m \geqq 3$.
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  • © Copyright 1973 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 27 (1973), 973-975
  • MSC: Primary 10H35; Secondary 10H15
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  • MathSciNet review: 0337850