A bound for the 3-part of class numbers of quadratic fields by means of the square sieve

Journal Article

We prove a nontrivial bound of O(D27/56+ε) for the 3-part of the class number of a quadratic field (√D) by using a variant of the square sieve and the q-analogue of van der Corput's method to count the number of squares of the form 4x3 - dz2 for a square-free positive integer d and bounded x, z. © de Gruyter 2006.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pierce, LB

Published Date

  • 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 677 - 698

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0933-7741

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1515/FORUM.2006.034