Columbia Mathematics Department Colloquium


Congruent numbers and Heegner points


Ye Tian

Chinese Academy of Sciences 



Recall that a positive integer n is called a congruent number if there exists a right triangle with rational side-lengths and area n.
In this talk, we give a method to produce infinitely many square-free congruent numbers with an arbitrary number of prime divisors.



Wednesday, April 4th, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Mathematics 520
Tea will be served at 4:30 p.m.