1. CJM 2016 (vol 68 pp. 721)
 Chandee, Vorrapan; David, Chantal; Koukoulopoulos, Dimitris; Smith, Ethan

The Frequency of Elliptic Curve Groups Over Prime Finite Fields
Letting $p$ vary over all primes and $E$ vary over all elliptic
curves over the finite field $\mathbb{F}_p$, we study the frequency to
which a given group $G$ arises as a group of points $E(\mathbb{F}_p)$.
It is wellknown that the only permissible groups are of the
form $G_{m,k}:=\mathbb{Z}/m\mathbb{Z}\times \mathbb{Z}/mk\mathbb{Z}$.
Given such a candidate group, we let $M(G_{m,k})$ be the frequency
to which the group $G_{m,k}$ arises in this way.
Previously, the second and fourth named authors determined an
asymptotic formula for $M(G_{m,k})$ assuming a conjecture about primes
in short arithmetic progressions. In this paper, we prove several
unconditional bounds for $M(G_{m,k})$, pointwise and on average. In
particular, we show that $M(G_{m,k})$ is bounded above by a constant
multiple of the expected quantity when $m\le k^A$ and that the
conjectured asymptotic for $M(G_{m,k})$ holds for almost all groups
$G_{m,k}$ when $m\le k^{1/4\epsilon}$.
We also apply our methods to study the frequency to which a given
integer $N$ arises as the group order $\#E(\mathbb{F}_p)$.
Keywords:average order, elliptic curves, primes in short intervals Categories:11G07, 11N45, 11N13, 11N36 

2. CJM Online first
 Papikian, Mihran; Rabinoff, Joseph

Optimal quotients of Jacobians with toric reduction and component groups
Let $J$ be a Jacobian variety with toric reduction
over a local field $K$.
Let $J \to E$ be an optimal quotient defined over $K$, where
$E$ is an elliptic curve.
We give examples in which the functorially induced map $\Phi_J
\to \Phi_E$
on component groups of the NÃ©ron models is not surjective.
This answers a question of Ribet and Takahashi.
We also give various criteria under which $\Phi_J \to \Phi_E$
is surjective, and discuss
when these criteria hold for the Jacobians of modular curves.
Keywords:Jacobians with toric reduction, component groups, modular curves Categories:11G18, 14G22, 14G20 

3. CJM 2016 (vol 68 pp. 361)
 Fité, Francesc; González, Josep; Lario, Joan Carles

Frobenius Distribution for Quotients of Fermat Curves of Prime Exponent
Let $\mathcal{C}$ denote the Fermat curve over $\mathbb{Q}$ of prime
exponent $\ell$. The Jacobian $\operatorname{Jac}(\mathcal{C})$
of~$\mathcal{C}$ splits over $\mathbb{Q}$ as the product of Jacobians
$\operatorname{Jac}(\mathcal{C}_k)$, $1\leq k\leq \ell2$, where
$\mathcal{C}_k$ are curves obtained as quotients of $\mathcal{C}$ by
certain subgroups of automorphisms of $\mathcal{C}$. It is well known
that $\operatorname{Jac}(\mathcal{C}_k)$ is the power of an absolutely
simple abelian variety $B_k$ with complex multiplication. We call
degenerate those pairs $(\ell,k)$ for which $B_k$ has degenerate CM
type. For a nondegenerate pair $(\ell,k)$, we compute the SatoTate
group of $\operatorname{Jac}(\mathcal{C}_k)$, prove the generalized
SatoTate Conjecture for it, and give an explicit method to compute
the moments and measures of the involved distributions. Regardless of
$(\ell,k)$ being degenerate or not, we also obtain Frobenius
equidistribution results for primes of certain residue degrees in the
$\ell$th cyclotomic field. Key to our results is a detailed study of
the rank of certain generalized Demjanenko matrices.
Keywords:SatoTate group, Fermat curve, Frobenius distribution Categories:11D41, 11M50, 11G10, 14G10 

4. CJM 2016 (vol 68 pp. 422)
 Kohen, Daniel; Pacetti, Ariel

Heegner Points on Cartan Nonsplit Curves
Let $E/\mathbb{Q}$ be an elliptic curve of conductor
$N$, and
let $K$ be an imaginary quadratic field such that the root
number of
$E/K$ is $1$. Let $\mathscr{O}$ be an order in $K$ and assume that
there
exists an odd prime $p$, such that $p^2 \mid\mid N$, and $p$
is inert in
$\mathscr{O}$. Although there are no Heegner points on $X_0(N)$
attached to $\mathscr{O}$, in this article we construct such points on
Cartan nonsplit curves. In order to do that we
give a method to compute Fourier expansions for forms on Cartan
nonsplit curves, and prove that the constructed points form a
Heegner system as in the classical case.
Keywords:Cartan curves, Heegner points Categories:11G05, 11F30 

5. CJM 2015 (vol 67 pp. 1326)
 Cojocaru, Alina Carmen; Shulman, Andrew Michael

The Distribution of the First Elementary Divisor of the Reductions of a Generic Drinfeld Module of Arbitrary Rank
Let $\psi$ be a generic Drinfeld module of rank $r \geq 2$. We study
the first elementary divisor
$d_{1, \wp}(\psi)$ of the reduction of $\psi$ modulo a prime $\wp$, as $\wp$ varies.
In particular, we prove the existence of the density of the primes $\wp$ for which $d_{1, \wp} (\psi)$ is fixed. For $r = 2$, we also study the second elementary divisor (the exponent) of the reduction of $\psi$ modulo $\wp$
and prove that, on average, it has a large norm. Our work is motivated by the study of J.P. Serre of an elliptic curve analogue of Artin's Primitive Root Conjecture, and, moreover, by refinements to Serre's study developed by the first author and M.R. Murty.
Keywords:Drinfeld modules, density theorems Categories:11R45, 11G09, 11R58 

6. CJM 2015 (vol 67 pp. 1046)
 Dubickas, Arturas; Sha, Min; Shparlinski, Igor

Explicit Form of Cassels' $p$adic Embedding Theorem for Number Fields
In this paper, we mainly give a general explicit form of Cassels'
$p$adic embedding theorem for number fields. We also give its
refined form in the case of cyclotomic fields. As a byproduct,
given an irreducible polynomial $f$ over $\mathbb{Z}$, we give a general
unconditional upper bound for the smallest prime number $p$ such
that $f$ has a simple root modulo $p$.
Keywords:number field, $p$adic embedding, height, polynomial, cyclotomic field Categories:11R04, 11S85, 11G50, 11R09, 11R18 

7. CJM 2015 (vol 68 pp. 24)
 Bonfanti, Matteo Alfonso; van Geemen, Bert

Abelian Surfaces with an Automorphism and Quaternionic Multiplication
We construct one dimensional families of Abelian surfaces with
quaternionic multiplication
which also have an automorphism of order three or four. Using Barth's
description of the moduli space of $(2,4)$polarized Abelian surfaces,
we find the Shimura curve parametrizing these Abelian surfaces in a
specific case.
We explicitly relate these surfaces to the Jacobians of genus two
curves studied by Hashimoto and Murabayashi.
We also describe a (Humbert) surface in Barth's moduli space which
parametrizes Abelian surfaces with real multiplication by
$\mathbf{Z}[\sqrt{2}]$.
Keywords:abelian surfaces, moduli, shimura curves Categories:14K10, 11G10, 14K20 

8. CJM 2015 (vol 67 pp. 654)
 Lim, Meng Fai; Murty, V. Kumar

Growth of Selmer groups of CM Abelian varieties
Let $p$ be an odd prime. We study the variation of the $p$rank of
the Selmer group of Abelian varieties with complex multiplication in
certain towers of number fields.
Keywords:Selmer group, Abelian variety with complex multiplication, $\mathbb{Z}_p$extension, $p$Hilbert class tower Categories:11G15, 11G10, 11R23, 11R34 

9. CJM Online first
 Stange, Katherine E.

Integral Points on Elliptic Curves and Explicit Valuations of Division Polynomials
Assuming Lang's conjectured lower bound on the heights of nontorsion
points on an elliptic curve, we show that there exists an absolute
constant $C$ such that for any elliptic curve $E/\mathbb{Q}$ and nontorsion
point $P \in E(\mathbb{Q})$, there is at most one integral multiple
$[n]P$ such that $n \gt C$. The proof is a modification of a proof
of Ingram giving an unconditional but not uniform bound. The
new ingredient is a collection of explicit formulae for the
sequence $v(\Psi_n)$ of valuations of the division polynomials.
For $P$ of nonsingular reduction, such sequences are already
well described in most cases, but for $P$ of singular reduction,
we are led to define a new class of sequences called \emph{elliptic
troublemaker sequences}, which measure the failure of the NÃ©ron
local height to be quadratic. As a corollary in the spirit of
a conjecture of Lang and Hall, we obtain a uniform upper bound
on $\widehat{h}(P)/h(E)$ for integer points having two large
integral multiples.
Keywords:elliptic divisibility sequence, Lang's conjecture, height functions Categories:11G05, 11G07, 11D25, 11B37, 11B39, 11Y55, 11G50, 11H52 

10. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 198)
 Murty, V. Kumar; Patankar, Vijay M.

Tate Cycles on Abelian Varieties with Complex Multiplication
We consider Tate cycles on an Abelian variety $A$ defined over
a sufficiently large number field $K$ and having complex
multiplication. We show that
there is an effective bound $C = C(A,K)$ so that
to check whether a given cohomology class is a Tate class on
$A$, it suffices to check the action of
Frobenius elements at primes $v$ of norm $ \leq C$.
We also show that for a set of primes $v$ of $K$ of density
$1$, the space of Tate cycles on the special fibre $A_v$ of the
NÃ©ron model of $A$ is isomorphic to the space of Tate cycles
on $A$ itself.
Keywords:Abelian varieties, complex multiplication, Tate cycles Categories:11G10, 14K22 

11. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 826)
 Kim, Byoung Du

SignedSelmer Groups over the $\mathbb{Z}_p^2$extension of an Imaginary Quadratic Field
Let $E$ be an elliptic curve over $\mathbb Q$ which has good supersingular
reduction at $p\gt 3$. We construct what we call the $\pm/\pm$Selmer
groups of $E$ over the $\mathbb Z_p^2$extension of an imaginary quadratic
field $K$ when the prime $p$ splits completely over $K/\mathbb Q$, and
prove they enjoy a property analogous to Mazur's control theorem.
Furthermore, we propose a conjectural connection between the
$\pm/\pm$Selmer groups and Loeffler's twovariable $\pm/\pm$$p$adic
$L$functions of elliptic curves.
Keywords:elliptic curves, Iwasawa theory Category:11Gxx 

12. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1305)
 Koskivirta, JeanStefan

Congruence Relations for Shimura Varieties Associated with $GU(n1,1)$
We prove the congruence relation for the mod$p$ reduction of Shimura
varieties associated to a unitary similitude group $GU(n1,1)$ over
$\mathbb{Q}$, when $p$ is inert and $n$ odd. The case when $n$
is even was obtained by T. Wedhorn and O. B?ltel, as a special case
of a result of B. Moonen, when the $\mu$ordinary locus of the $p$isogeny
space is dense. This condition fails in our case. We show that every
supersingular irreducible component of the special fiber of $p\textrm{}\mathscr{I}sog$
is annihilated by a degree one polynomial in the Frobenius element
$F$, which implies the congruence relation.
Keywords:Shimura varieties, congruence relation Categories:11G18, 14G35, 14K10 

13. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 924)
 Stankewicz, James

Twists of Shimura Curves
Consider a Shimura curve $X^D_0(N)$ over the rational
numbers. We determine criteria for the twist by an AtkinLehner
involution to have points over a local field. As a corollary we give a
new proof of the theorem of JordanLivnÃ© on $\mathbf{Q}_p$ points
when $p\mid D$ and for the first time give criteria for $\mathbf{Q}_p$
points when $p\mid N$. We also give congruence conditions for roots
modulo $p$ of Hilbert class polynomials.
Keywords:Shimura curves, complex multiplication, modular curves, elliptic curves Categories:11G18, 14G35, 11G15, 11G10 

14. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1167)
 Rotger, Victor; de VeraPiquero, Carlos

Galois Representations Over Fields of Moduli and Rational Points on Shimura Curves
The purpose of this note is introducing a method for proving the
existence of no rational points on a coarse moduli space $X$ of abelian varieties
over a given number field $K$, in cases where the moduli problem is not fine and
points in $X(K)$ may not be represented by an abelian variety (with additional structure)
admitting a model over the field $K$. This is typically the case when the abelian
varieties that are being classified have even dimension. The main idea, inspired on
the work of Ellenberg and Skinner on the modularity of $\mathbb{Q}$curves, is that to a
point $P=[A]\in X(K)$ represented by an abelian variety $A/\bar K$ one may still
attach a Galois representation of $\operatorname{Gal}(\bar K/K)$ with values in the quotient
group $\operatorname{GL}(T_\ell(A))/\operatorname{Aut}(A)$, provided
$\operatorname{Aut}(A)$ lies in the centre of $\operatorname{GL}(T_\ell(A))$.
We exemplify our method in the cases where $X$ is a Shimura curve over an imaginary
quadratic field or an AtkinLehner quotient over $\mathbb{Q}$.
Keywords:Shimura curves, rational points, Galois representations, Hasse principle, BrauerManin obstruction Categories:11G18, 14G35, 14G05 

15. CJM 2012 (vol 66 pp. 170)
 Guitart, Xavier; Quer, Jordi

Modular Abelian Varieties Over Number Fields
The main result of this paper is a characterization of the abelian
varieties $B/K$ defined over Galois number fields with the
property that the $L$function $L(B/K;s)$ is a product of
$L$functions of nonCM newforms over $\mathbb Q$ for congruence
subgroups of the form $\Gamma_1(N)$. The characterization involves the
structure of $\operatorname{End}(B)$, isogenies between the Galois conjugates of
$B$, and a Galois cohomology class attached to $B/K$.
We call the varieties having this property strongly modular.
The last section is devoted to the study of a family of abelian surfaces with quaternionic
multiplication.
As an illustration of the ways in which the general results of the paper can be applied
we prove the strong modularity of some particular abelian surfaces belonging to that family, and
we show how to find nontrivial examples of strongly modular varieties by twisting.
Keywords:Modular abelian varieties, $GL_2$type varieties, modular forms Categories:11G10, 11G18, 11F11 

16. CJM 2012 (vol 65 pp. 403)
 Van Order, Jeanine

On the Dihedral Main Conjectures of Iwasawa Theory for Hilbert Modular Eigenforms
We construct a bipartite Euler system in the sense of Howard for Hilbert modular eigenforms of parallel
weight two over totally real fields, generalizing works of BertoliniDarmon, Longo, Nekovar, PollackWeston
and others. The construction has direct applications to Iwasawa main conjectures. For instance, it implies
in many cases one divisibility of the associated dihedral or anticyclotomic main conjecture, at the same
time reducing the other divisibility to a certain nonvanishing criterion for the associated $p$adic $L$functions.
It also has applications to cyclotomic main conjectures for Hilbert modular forms over CM fields via the technique
of Skinner and Urban.
Keywords:Iwasawa theory, Hilbert modular forms, abelian varieties Categories:11G10, 11G18, 11G40 

17. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 1248)
 Gärtner, Jérôme

Darmon's Points and Quaternionic Shimura Varieties
In this paper, we generalize a conjecture due to Darmon and Logan in
an adelic setting. We study the relation between our construction and
Kudla's works on cycles on orthogonal Shimura varieties. This relation
allows us to conjecture a GrossKohnenZagier theorem for Darmon's
points.
Keywords:elliptic curves, StarkHeegner points, quaternionic Shimura varieties Categories:11G05, 14G35, 11F67, 11G40 

18. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 588)
19. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 282)
20. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 301)
21. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 151)
 Miller, Steven J.; Wong, Siman

Moments of the Rank of Elliptic Curves
Fix an elliptic curve $E/\mathbb{Q}$ and assume the Riemann Hypothesis
for the $L$function $L(E_D, s)$ for every quadratic twist $E_D$ of
$E$ by $D\in\mathbb{Z}$. We combine Weil's
explicit formula with techniques of HeathBrown to derive an asymptotic
upper bound for the weighted moments of the analytic rank of $E_D$. We
derive from this an upper bound for the density of lowlying zeros of
$L(E_D, s)$ that is compatible with the random matrix models of Katz and
Sarnak. We also show that for any unbounded increasing function $f$ on $\mathbb{R}$,
the analytic rank and (assuming in addition the Birch and SwinnertonDyer
conjecture)
the number of integral points of $E_D$ are less than $f(D)$
for almost all $D$.
Keywords:elliptic curve, explicit formula, integral point, lowlying zeros, quadratic twist, rank Categories:11G05, 11G40 

22. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 992)
 Bruin, Nils; Doerksen, Kevin

The Arithmetic of Genus Two Curves with (4,4)Split Jacobians
In this paper we study genus $2$ curves whose Jacobians admit a
polarized $(4,4)$isogeny to a product of elliptic curves. We consider
base fields of characteristic different from $2$ and $3$, which we do
not assume to be algebraically closed.
We obtain a full classification of all principally polarized abelian
surfaces that can arise from gluing two elliptic curves along their
$4$torsion, and we derive the relation their absolute invariants
satisfy.
As an intermediate step, we give a general description of Richelot
isogenies between Jacobians of genus $2$ curves, where previously only
Richelot isogenies with kernels that are pointwise defined over the
base field were considered.
Our main tool is a Galois theoretic characterization of genus $2$
curves admitting multiple Richelot isogenies.
Keywords:Genus 2 curves, isogenies, split Jacobians, elliptic curves Categories:11G30, 14H40 

23. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 826)
 Errthum, Eric

Singular Moduli of Shimura Curves
The $j$function acts as a parametrization of the classical modular
curve. Its values at complex multiplication (CM) points are called
singular moduli and are algebraic integers. A Shimura curve is a
generalization of the modular curve and, if the Shimura curve has
genus~$0$, a rational parameterizing function exists and when
evaluated at a CM point is again algebraic over~$\mathbf{Q}$. This paper shows
that the coordinate maps given by N.~Elkies for the Shimura
curves associated to the quaternion algebras with discriminants $6$
and $10$ are Borcherds lifts of vectorvalued modular forms. This
property is then used to explicitly compute the rational norms of
singular moduli on these curves. This method not only verifies
conjectural values for the rational CM points, but also provides a way
of algebraically calculating the norms of CM points with arbitrarily
large negative discriminant.
Categories:11G18, 11F12 

24. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 616)
 Lee, Edward

A Modular Quintic CalabiYau Threefold of Level 55
In this note we search the parameter space of HorrocksMumford quintic
threefolds and locate a CalabiYau threefold that is modular, in the
sense that the $L$function of its middledimensional cohomology is
associated with a classical modular form of weight 4 and level 55.
Keywords: CalabiYau threefold, nonrigid CalabiYau threefold, twodimensional Galois representation, modular variety, HorrocksMumford vector bundle Categories:14J15, 11F23, 14J32, 11G40 

25. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 481)
 Baragar, Arthur

The Ample Cone for a K3 Surface
In this paper, we give several pictorial fractal
representations of the ample or KÃ¤hler cone for surfaces in a
certain class of $K3$ surfaces. The class includes surfaces
described by smooth $(2,2,2)$ forms in ${\mathbb P^1\times\mathbb P^1\times \mathbb P^1}$ defined over a
sufficiently large number field $K$ that have a line parallel to
one of the axes and have Picard number four. We relate the
Hausdorff dimension of this fractal to the asymptotic growth of
orbits of curves under the action of the surface's group of
automorphisms. We experimentally estimate the Hausdorff dimension
of the fractal to be $1.296 \pm .010$.
Keywords:Fractal, Hausdorff dimension, K3 surface, Kleinian groups, dynamics Categories:14J28, , , , 14J50, 11D41, 11D72, 11H56, 11G10, 37F35, 37D05 
