JournalscmhVol. 94, No. 3pp. 533–568

Fourier optimization and prime gaps

  • Emanuel Carneiro

    The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy and IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Micah B. Milinovich

    University of Mississippi, University, USA
  • Kannan Soundararajan

    Stanford University, USA
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Abstract

We investigate some extremal problems in Fourier analysis and their connection to a problem in prime number theory. In particular, we improve the current bounds for the largest possible gap between consecutive primes assuming the Riemann hypothesis.

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Emanuel Carneiro, Micah B. Milinovich, Kannan Soundararajan, Fourier optimization and prime gaps. Comment. Math. Helv. 94 (2019), no. 3, pp. 533–568

DOI 10.4171/CMH/467