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irrationality of the p-adic exponential

I would like to illustrate my lecture on p-adic numbers with some elementary results. I proved that the series $e=\sum_{n\ge0}\frac{p^n}{n!}$ converges in $\mathbb Q_p$ for every prime $p$. Now I ...
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What are the automorphisms of a perfectoid Tate algebra?

Let $K$ be a complete nonarchimedean field. The classical Tate algebra $K\langle T \rangle$ has lots of automorphisms, e.g., any substitution $T\mapsto a_1T+a_2T^2+\cdots$, where $a_1\in ...
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limit of $p$-adic polynomials

Let $Q_n$ be a sequence of polynomials of $\mathbb C_p(x)$ such that for every $z\in\mathbb C_p$ we have $\lim_{n\to+\infty}Q_n(z)=0$. One assumes that for every $n\in\mathbb N$, there exist two ...
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What is $p$-adic Fourier series?

Q1: Can we define Fourier series for a function $\mathbb{Z}_p\to \mathbb{Q}_p$? Q2: There are (in a real case) Bernoulli polynomials which have the most simple Fourier expansion: ...
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2-adic Logarithm and Resistance of n-dimensional Cube

Resistance across opposite vertices of n-dimensional cube with each edge at one ohm resistance is $$R_n=\sum_{k=0}^{n-1}\frac1{(n-k){n\choose k}}=\frac1n\sum_{k=1}^{n}\frac1{{n-1\choose k}}.$$ The ...
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Proving the existence of an integral quadratic form

Theorem 11 (Conway & Sloane, Sphere Packings, Lattices and Groups, 3rd Edition, pp 383, Ch 15). If a system of putative $p$-adic symbols for each $p$ satisfies the determinant, oddity, and ...
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How to understand the infraconnected set and affinoid?

I begin to study some p-adic analysis. I find it is hard to understand the infraconnected set and affinoid. It is strange that I cannot find them at wiki and only a few book(by the same auther) ...
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shortest relation between poly-Bernoulli numbers and Euler numbers

Poly-Bernoulli numbers which introduced by M.Kaneko are $B_k^{(n)}$ which satisfies in generating function ${Li_{k}(1-e^{-x}) \over 1-e^{-x}}=\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}B_{n}^{(k)}{x^{n}\over n!}$ where Li ...
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A nice rigid analytic model for local systems over an elliptic curve?

For $E$ an elliptic curve, let $LS(E)$ be the group of line bundles on $E$ with a flat connection. This is an $\mathbb{A}^1$-torsor over $E^\vee$. By Riemann-Hilbert (since the gauge group acts ...
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Trivial p-adic measures

I am looking at p-adic distributions, and in this case p-adic measures. To say that $\mu$ is a distribution means that the arguments of $\mu$ are compact open subsets of $\mathbb{Z}_p$, $\mu$ is ...
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p-adic Lie theory

It is well known that exponential map in $C^{n\times n}$ will cover all non-sigular matrix $GL(n,C)$, which is a basic fact in Lie group and lie algebra theory, whether it is true for p-adic cases. ...
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Spectrum theorem for p-adic matrix analysis

Recently, I met a problem related to p-adic matrices in my research, the key of the problem can be summarized in the following way: 1: whether there exist spectrum theorem for p-adic matrix.\ 2: ...
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Differences in tree picture of ${\bf Q}_p$, $\overline{{\bf Q}_p}$, ${\bf C}_p$, $\Omega_p$

I was discussing the tree picture of ${\bf Z}_p$ and ${\bf Q}_p$ and mentioned that the idea can be extended to ${\bf C}_p$, with the caveat that the tree is no longer locally finite (as the value ...
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the definition of pro-infinitesimal thickenings

Let $R$ be a ring and $A$ and $R$-algebra. A pro-infinitesimal thickening of $R$ is a pair $(D, \theta)$ such that $\theta: D \rightarrow R$ is surjective and $D$ is separated and complete for the ...
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Describing the ratio of uniformizers in B_dR

In Conrad and Brinon's notes http://math.stanford.edu/~conrad/papers/notes.pdf, two uniformizers of $B_{dR}$ are produced: one is $\xi := [\tilde{p}]-p$ (bottom of p.58), where $\tilde{p} = (p, ...
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What is the Plancherel Measure for $\textrm{SL}_3(\mathbb{Q}_p)$?

I am looking for a description of the Plancherel Measure of $\textrm{SL}_3(\mathbb{Q}_p)$. Has this been calculated yet? I've search many places for it, but I've only found results on real/complex ...
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Books on analytic functions on Banach spaces over a non-Archimedean field

I'm looking for good textbooks on analytic functions on Banach spaces over a non-Archimedean field. If you know one(s), please let me know.
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A p-adic analogue for a formula of Riemann?

This might be naive question but I was wondering whether a p-adic analogue of the following (shockingly) beautiful formula $$\zeta(s)\Gamma(s) = \int_0^\infty \frac{t^{s-1}}{e^t-1} dt$$ (vaild for ...
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Newton Method in $p$-adic case

The Newton Method over $\mathbb{R}$ has the property that the precision is doubled (under some continuous differentialbe assumption) in each iteration. For the ring $\mathbb{Z}_p$ of $p$-adic ...
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The set of $p$-adic numbers of some fixed $n^ {\rm th}$-power residue

Hi, Consider the set $\lambda P_n \subset \mathbb{Q}_p$, where $\lambda \in \mathbb{Q}_p^{\times}$ and $P_n$ is the set $\lbrace x \in \mathbb{Q}_p \mid \exists y \in \mathbb{Q}_p x= y^n\rbrace$. Is ...
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'Important' applications of p-adic numbers outside of algebra (and number theory).

Surely, $\mathbb{Z}_p$ and $\mathbb{Q}_p$ (and their extensions) are very important for algebra and number theory. Do they have any important applications outside of algebra (that I could easily ...
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Elementary results with p-adic numbers

I'm giving a talk for the seminar of the PhD students of my math departement. I actually work on Berkovich spaces and arithmetic geometry but, of course, I cannot really talk about that to an audience ...
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P-adic representations

Hi, I am reading about p-adic representations from Fontaine's book which can be found at http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/~yiouyang/research.html. On page 145 where they prove Proposition 5.24 which is ...
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Partitioning a compact open set into balls in an ultrametric space

Consider a $p$-adic field $K$ with the standard topology inherited from the usual $p$-adic norm $\mid \cdot \mid$. Consider the ultrametric space $X=K^n$ with the topology inherited from the norm $\| ...
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Terminology-history of p-adic representations

Where appears for the first time the term Hodge-Tate representation. Can i find somewhere explanation of the terminology Hodge-Tate, Derham etc. for representations and Fontaine's rings.
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When are roots of power series algebraic?

Let $K$ be a field and consider a power series $f(T) \in K[[T]]$. Under what conditions (on $K$ and/or on $f$) can we conclude that if $\alpha$ is a root of $f(T)$ then $\alpha$ is in fact ...
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P-adic C* algebras

I understand that there is a definition of p-adic Banach algebras and that a significant amount of functional analysis can be developed in the non-archimedean setting. Is there a p-adic version of ...
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Can local duality for elliptic curves be proven with “big rings”?

From Exercise 5.14, Ch. V of Silverman's "Advanced Topics in the Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves", I learned that the local duality for elliptic curves over $p$-adic fields can be proven for Tate curves ...
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Is anything known about flow along vector fields over complete normed fields?

In Bourbaki "Variétés différentielles et analytiques" there is a statement (without proof) that for a vector field on smooth manifold over complete normed field (characteristic zero) there is a local ...
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Continuous extensions reals and to p-adic numbers

Assume $f\colon \mathbb Q\to \mathbb Q$ is a function which admits continuous extensions $f_0\colon\mathbb R\to \mathbb R$ and $f_p\colon \mathbb Q_p\to \mathbb Q_p$ for each prime $p$. Is ...
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a naive question about p-adic local monodromy theorem

The question is about whether one can view the p-adic local monodromy theorem as the quasi-unipotence of some monodromy operator. it is known that the classical local monodromy theorem (i.e. for ...
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Lower bound for p-adic distance between roots

Let $f$ be a formal power series with coefficients in the ring of integers of a finite extension of ${\mathbb Q}_p$. Is there a simple algorithm to compute a positive lower bound for $|\alpha - ...
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Field with one element example?

$$\frac{1}{\mu(B)}\int_B \vert x \vert d\mu(x) = \frac{1}{p+1}$$ This formula holds for the unit ball in $\mathbb{Q_p}$. This formula also holds for $\mathbb{R}$ when $p=1$. Should one expect ...
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Relating $p$-adic Valuations of Elements in $\mathbb{C}$ and $\mathbb{C}_p$

Let $K = \mathbb{Q}(\theta)$, where $\theta$ is a root of an irreducible polynomial $g \in \mathbb{Z}[t]$. Fix a rational prime $p$. Let $\theta^{(1)}, \ldots, \theta^{(n)}$ be the roots of $g$ in ...
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The Galois representation of a p-divisible group is crystalline

Can someone explain (or give a reference) why the Galois representation attached to a p-divisible group over the ring of integers of a p-adic ring is Crystalline?
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reference for p-adic Stein spaces

Hi, I'm looking for a reference in english for p-adic Stein spaces. The usual referneces I come across are all in german. Thanks
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Two-variable p-adic L-functions of elliptic curves

Suppose $K$ is an imaginary quadratic field (with class number 1, for simplicity), $p \ne 2$ a prime split in $K$, and $K_\infty$ the $\mathbb{Z}_p^2$-extension of $K$. If $E / \mathbb{Q}$ is an ...
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Connectifications?

Like many of my questions, this question is actually aimed at $p$-adic analysis. One of the main obstacles in doing analysis $p$-adically ist that the $\mathbb{Q}_p$ is totally disconnected. From ...
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Are there 'analytic' $p$-adic modular forms.

The most elementary way to define $p$-adic modular forms is via limits of classical modular forms. More precisely $f \in \mathbb{Z}_p[[q]]$ is called a $p$-adic modular form if there are modular forms ...
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Locally constant functions with compact support = smooth ?

Hello, I have a trivial question, but I hope that you don't mind helping. I often get confused with basic definitions. Let F be a p-adic field. Then (from what I understand) $C_c^{\infty}(F)$ is the ...
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Functional equations relating to p-adic L-functions

Let f be a modular form of weight k for $\Gamma_0(N)$. Let us assume that $p\not\vert$N. Then we can construct 2 p-adic L-functions corresponding to the 2 roots $\alpha$ and $\beta$ of the equation ...
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Non-vanishing of p-adic L-functions

In Non-vanishing of L-series of modular forms (easy case?) it was answered that for a cuspidal newform $f$ of weight strictly greater than 2, then $L(f,1)$ is non-zero. (Here the $L$-series is ...
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$p$-adic integrals and Cauchy's theorem

A short version of my question is: Is there a $p$-adic theory of integration? Now let me expand a little further. In introductory texts such as Koblitz' book $p$-adic numbers,.. a bunch of $p$-adic ...
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Why use Teichmuller representatives?

In p-adic mathematics, what is the advantage of using Teichmuller representatives over using just the numbers 0,1,2,...,p-1 ? In either case, the norm is the same. In either case, all the points are ...
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The radius of convergence of the p-adic exponential function.

As every number theorist learns, the radius of convergence of $exp(x)$, defined by the usual power series in a neighborhood of zero, is $$\rho = p^{-1/(p-1)}.$$ This is typically proven by computing ...
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Direct proof of special case of Hasse's theorem for elliptic curves

Consider the elliptic curve $y^2 = x^3 + x$ over $\mathbb{F}_p$, where $p \equiv 1 \pmod 4$. If memory serves correctly, the number of points (excluding the point at infinity) is $p - a$ where $a$ is ...
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Does it exist a p-adic L function which interpolates the values of the complex one at positive integers?

I known that there are classical ways to construct $p$-adic $L$ functions for Dirichlet characters through $p$-adic integrals. We fix a character $\chi$ modulo $Np^r$ with $N$ and $p$ coprime and an ...
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What is the p-adic valuation of a number?

There seem to be two conflicting definitions for p-adic valuation in the literature. Firstly, for any non-zero integer n, we have $\nu=\nu_p(n)$ is the greatest non-negative integer such that $p^\nu$ ...
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Can an etale (phi, Gamma) module be an extension of non-etale ones?

This question is about p-adic representations of $\mathrm{Gal}(\overline{\mathbb{Q}}_p / \mathbb{Q}_p)$ and $(\varphi, \Gamma)$-modules. By theorems of Fontaine, Cherbonnier-Colmez and Kedlaya, the ...
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Fields of definition for p-adic overconvergent modular eigenforms

If we consider the action of the $U_p$ operator on overconvergent $p$-adic modular forms, then we can get some information about the field over which the eigenforms are defined by looking at the ...