# Iwasawa Theory Elliptic Curves with Complex Multiplication: by Ehud De Shalit

By Ehud De Shalit

Within the final fifteen years the Iwasawa idea has been utilized with extraordinary luck to elliptic curves with advanced multiplication. a transparent but common exposition of this conception is gifted during this book.

Following a bankruptcy on formal teams and native devices, the p-adic L capabilities of Manin-Vishik and Katz are built and studied. within the 3rd bankruptcy their relation to type box thought is mentioned, and the functions to the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer are handled in bankruptcy four. complete proofs of 2 theorems of Coates-Wiles and of Greenberg also are awarded during this bankruptcy that can, furthermore, be used as an creation to the more moderen paintings of Rubin.

The ebook is essentially self-contained and assumes familiarity in simple terms with primary fabric from algebraic quantity thought and the speculation of elliptic curves. a few effects are new and others are offered with new proofs.

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**Iwasawa Theory Elliptic Curves with Complex Multiplication: P-Adic L Functions**

Within the final fifteen years the Iwasawa conception has been utilized with outstanding luck to elliptic curves with advanced multiplication. a transparent but basic exposition of this idea is gifted during this book.

Following a bankruptcy on formal teams and native devices, the p-adic L capabilities of Manin-Vishik and Katz are developed and studied. within the 3rd bankruptcy their relation to category box idea is mentioned, and the functions to the conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer are handled in bankruptcy four. complete proofs of 2 theorems of Coates-Wiles and of Greenberg also are offered during this bankruptcy that can, furthermore, be used as an creation to the newer paintings of Rubin.

The booklet is essentially self-contained and assumes familiarity purely with primary fabric from algebraic quantity conception and the speculation of elliptic curves. a few effects are new and others are awarded with new proofs.

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