# Questions tagged [cyclotomic-fields]

A cyclotomic field is a number field obtained by adjoining a complex primitive root of unity to $\mathbb Q$, the field of rational numbers.

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### About the solutions of $\dfrac{x^p - y^p}{x - y} = a^2+pb^2$

I already posted this question on MSE. Using theorem $IV$ from this article, it is possible to prove that when $p$ is a prime such that $p ≡ 3\bmod4$, $x ≢ y\bmod{p}$ and $\gcd(x,y) = 1$, then the ...
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### Not containing $2^{i}$-th primitive roots of unity in cyclic galois extension of number field

Suppose $K$ is an algebraic number field. We want to determine whether, for all even $n$, there always exists a cyclic Galois extension $L$ of degree $n$ over $K$ such that the intermediate field $K_2$...
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### Units in Abelian extensions which are not in the subgroup of cyclotomic units

This question is motivated by a Quora post and the top answer to it. The post wishes to make explicit the difference between units in cyclotomic fields and cyclotomic units. One problem with answering ...
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### Class numbers of cyclotomic fields and their maximal totally real subfields

Let $\zeta_p$ be a $p$-th root of unity for a prime $p$, let $L:=\mathbb{Q}(\zeta_p)$ and $K$ the maximal totally real subfield of $L$, i.e. $K:=\mathbb{Q}(\zeta_p+\zeta_p^{-1})$. I am trying to prove ...
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### Narrow class number of a the maximal totally real number field inside a cyclotomic field

I am wondering how much it is known about the narrow class number of the number field $\mathbb{Q}(\zeta_p+\zeta_p^{-1})$ ($p$ an odd prime). More precisely, I am interested to know when it is odd. By ...
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### The group of all units of integral cyclotomic ring

Let $\zeta_n = e^{i2\pi/n}$. What is the group of all units in the integral cyclotomic ring $\mathbb{Z}[\zeta_n]$? Here I like to know all the group elements for small $n$'s. For $n=1$ and $n=2$, the ...
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### frobenius map on primitive nth root of unity over Fp(w) with (n,p)=1

Suppose w is a primitive n-th root of unity, let r = Ord_n(p) (the smallest integer s.t. $p^r=1 \pmod n$), $f(w)=w^p$(the ...
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### Minimal Norm Vectors in certain Cyclotomic Ideal Lattices

Let $q$ be an odd prime and let $\zeta$ be a primitive $q^{th}$ root of unity. Let $I$ be the ideal in $\mathbb{Z}[\zeta]$ generated by $1-\zeta$. It is known that we can give $I$ the structure of an ...
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### Finding when a certain product in a cyclotomic field is equal to one

For the following, fix $m\geq 2$, and let $a_{0},\dots,a_{m-1}\in\mathbb{Z}$ be such that $\sum_{k=0}^{m-1}a_{k}=0$. I would like to find the exact conditions on the $a_{k}$ so that the following ...
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### Existence of solution for a system of quadratic diophantine equations / symmetric quadratic froms

I am interested in solving, or even just deciding the existence of a solution, for a system of quadratic diophantine equations. Let $p$ be a prime congruent to 1 modulo 8, so $p =17$ is the first ...
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### How to describe the automorphisms of $\mathbb{Q}(\theta)$ that fix $\mathbb{Q}(\sqrt{-m})$

Suppose $m > 0$ is a square free integer and $m \equiv 1$mod $4$. Then the $K = \mathbb{Q}(\sqrt{-m})$ is a subfield of $L = \mathbb{Q}(\theta)$, where $\theta$ is a primitive $4m$-th root of ...
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### Question about infinitude of $m$-irregular primes

Let $p>2$ be a prime, $\zeta$ a primitive $p$th root of unity, and $m >0$ a square-free integer such that $m \not\equiv 3 \mod 4$ and $\gcd(m,p)=1$. Let $\chi$ be the imaginary quadratic ...
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### The average number of solutions to $a+b=c$ in a multiplicative subgroup of $\mathbb{F}_q^\times$ when $c\in\mathbb{F}_q^\times$ is random

$\mathbb{F}_q^\times$ is the multiplicative group of the finite field $\mathbb{F}_q$, and H is a multiplicative subgroup of $\mathbb{F}_q^\times$ of order $r<q−1$. What is the average number of ...
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### "multi-dimensional" cyclotomic number

Let $F_q$ be the finite field with $q$ elements with characteristic $p$ and with $g$ being a primitive root. Let $N$ be a divisor of $q-1$ and let $C_0$ be the subgroup of $F_q^*$ with index $N$. Then ...
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### Why is the regulator of the degree 11 extension of $\mathbb{Q}$ so large?

Let $K_\infty/\mathbb{Q}$ denote the $\hat{\mathbb{Z}}$-extension of $\mathbb{Q}$. Then for each $n\geq1$, $K_\infty$ has a unique subfield $K_n$ of degree $n$ over $\mathbb{Q}$. The fields $K_n$ are ...
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### What are all the possible indices for the finite depth subfactors?

Jones index theorem (1983) states that the set of all possible (finite) indices of subfactors is exactly $$\mathrm{Ind}=\{ 4 \cos(\pi/n)^2 \ | \ n \ge 3 \} \cup [4, \infty),$$ but if we restrict to ...
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### Are the class numbers of $\mathbb{Q}(\cos(2\pi / m))$ $O(m^n)$ for some fixed $n$?

Question: Are the class numbers of $\mathbb{Q}(\cos(\frac{2\pi}m))$ $O(m^n)$ for some fixed $n$? Evidences (e.g. a recent paper) showing that the question above is open are also OK. Remark: If such $n$...
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