1. CMB 2011 (vol 56 pp. 148)
2. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 774)
 Mollin, R. A.; Srinivasan, A.

Pell Equations: NonPrincipal Lagrange Criteria and Central Norms
We provide a criterion for the central norm to be
any value in the simple continued fraction expansion of $\sqrt{D}$
for any nonsquare integer $D>1$. We also provide a simple criterion
for the solvability of the Pell equation $x^2Dy^2=1$ in terms of
congruence conditions modulo $D$.
Keywords:Pell's equation, continued fractions, central norms Categories:11D09, 11A55, 11R11, 11R29 

3. CMB 2011 (vol 54 pp. 330)
 Mouhib, A.

Sur la borne infÃ©rieure du rang du 2groupe de classes de certains corps multiquadratiques
Soient $p_1,p_2,p_3$ et $q$ des nombres premiers distincts tels que
$p_1\equiv p_2\equiv p_3\equiv q\equiv 1 \pmod{4}$, $k = \mathbf{Q}
(\sqrt{p_1}, \sqrt{p_2}, \sqrt{p_3}, \sqrt{q})$ et $\operatorname{Cl}_2(k)$ le
$2$groupe de classes de $k$. A. FrÃ¶hlich a
dÃ©montrÃ© que $\operatorname{Cl}_2(k)$ n'est jamais trivial. Dans cet article,
nous donnons une extension de ce rÃ©sultat, en dÃ©montrant que le
rang de $\operatorname{Cl}_2(k)$ est toujours supÃ©rieur ou Ã©gal Ã $2$. Nous
dÃ©montrons aussi, que la valeur $2$ est optimale pour une famille
infinie de corps $k$.
Keywords:class group, units, multiquadratic number fields Categories:11R29, 11R11 

4. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 583)
5. CMB 2006 (vol 49 pp. 448)
6. CMB 2006 (vol 49 pp. 472)
7. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 138)
8. CMB 2002 (vol 45 pp. 86)
 Gerth, Frank

On Cyclic Fields of Odd Prime Degree $p$ with Infinite Hilbert $p$Class Field Towers
Let $k$ be a cyclic extension of odd prime degree $p$ of the field of
rational numbers. If $t$ denotes the number of primes that ramify in $k$,
it is known that the Hilbert $p$class field tower of $k$ is infinite if
$t>3+2\sqrt p$. For each $t>2+\sqrt p$, this paper shows that a positive
proportion of such fields $k$ have infinite Hilbert $p$class field towers.
Categories:11R29, 11R37, 11R45 

9. CMB 2001 (vol 44 pp. 398)
 Cardon, David A.; Ram Murty, M.

Exponents of Class Groups of Quadratic Function Fields over Finite Fields
We find a lower bound on the number of imaginary quadratic extensions
of the function field $\F_q(T)$ whose class groups have an element of
a fixed order.
More precisely, let $q \geq 5$ be a power of an odd prime and let $g$
be a fixed positive integer $\geq 3$. There are $\gg q^{\ell
(\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{g})}$ polynomials $D \in \F_q[T]$ with $\deg(D)
\leq \ell$ such that the class groups of the quadratic extensions
$\F_q(T,\sqrt{D})$ have an element of order~$g$.
Keywords:class number, quadratic function field Categories:11R58, 11R29 

10. CMB 2001 (vol 44 pp. 97)
11. CMB 2000 (vol 43 pp. 218)
12. CMB 1999 (vol 42 pp. 427)
 Berndt, Bruce C.; Chan, Heng Huat

Ramanujan and the Modular $j$Invariant
A new infinite product $t_n$ was introduced by S.~Ramanujan on the
last page of his third notebook. In this paper, we prove
Ramanujan's assertions about $t_n$ by establishing new connections
between the modular $j$invariant and Ramanujan's cubic theory of
elliptic functions to alternative bases. We also show that for
certain integers $n$, $t_n$ generates the Hilbert class field of
$\mathbb{Q} (\sqrt{n})$. This shows that $t_n$ is a new class
invariant according to H.~Weber's definition of class invariants.
Keywords:modular functions, the Borweins' cubic thetafunctions, Hilbert class fields Categories:33C05, 33E05, 11R20, 11R29 

13. CMB 1998 (vol 41 pp. 328)
 Mollin, R. A.

Class number one and primeproducing quadratic polynomials revisited
Over a decade ago, this author produced class number one criteria for
real quadratic fields in terms of primeproducing quadratic
polynomials. The purpose of this article is to revisit the problem
from a new perspective with new criteria. We look at the more general
situation involving arbitrary real quadratic orders rather than the
more restrictive field case, and use the interplay between the various
orders to provide not only more general results, but also simpler proofs.
Categories:11R11, 11R09, 11R29 

14. CMB 1997 (vol 40 pp. 214)
 Mollin, R. A.; Goddard, B.; Coupland, S.

Polynomials of quadratic type producing strings of primes
The primary purpose of this paper is to provide necessary and
sufficient conditions for certain quadratic polynomials of negative
discriminant (which we call EulerRabinowitsch type), to produce
consecutive prime values for an initial range of input values less than
a Minkowski bound. This not only generalizes the classical work of
Frobenius, the later developments by Hendy, and the generalizations by
others, but also concludes the line of reasoning by providing a
complete list of all such primeproducing polynomials, under the
assumption of the generalized Riemann hypothesis ($\GRH$). We demonstrate
how this primeproduction phenomenon is related to the exponent of the
class group of the underlying complex quadratic field. Numerous
examples, and a remaining conjecture, are also given.
Categories:11R11, 11R09, 11R29 
