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Let a and b be integers which are prime to p and deﬁne c(a, b) = (cn (a, b)) by cn (a, b) = −a/2 − ζn −b/2 − ζn ζn ζn a/2 b/2 . 14) We have already remarked that c(a, b) belong to U∞ . Let ζ (s) denote the complex Riemann zeta function. 3. We have (i) δk (c(a, b)) = 0 for k = 1, 3, 5 · · · , (ii) δk (c(a, b)) = (bk − ak )ζζ (1 − k) for k = 2, 4, 6, · · · . 30 2 Local Units Proof. Put f (T ) = (1 + T )−a/2 − (1 + T )a/2 (1 + T )−b/2 − (1 + T )b/2 so that f (πn ) = cn (a, b) for all n ≥ 0. We make the change of variable d T = ez − 1 so that D = dz .

2) Proof. 3) and write Gn = Gal(Fn /Q), Gn = Gal(Fn /Q). Let πn : Zp [Gn ] −→ Zp [Gn ] denote the natural surjection. We claim that πn induces an isomorphism from Zp [Gn ]+ onto Zp [Gn ]. Indeed, it is clear that πn is surjective, and that it maps Zp [Gn ]− to zero. To complete the proof, we note that the Zp -rank of Zp [Gn ]+ is equal to ((p − 1)/2)pn , because Zp [Gn ](i) Zp [Gn ]+ = i even i mod p−1 where the sum on the right is taken over the eigenspaces for the even powers modulo (p − 1) of the character giving the action of G0 on µp .

We can then deﬁne − 1)λ) , ν(g) − 1 G where g is any element of G with ν(g) = 1. This is independent of the choice of g because, as remarked earlier ν extends to a ring homomorphism from Λ(G) to Cp . 3 The Mahler Transform The key tool for relating the ring R = Zp [[T ]] of formal power series studied in the previous chapter, to the Iwasawa algebra of the Galois group G = Gal(K∞ /Qp ) is provided by the following remarkable theorem of Mahler [M], whose proof we omit. As usual we deﬁne nx to be 1 if n = 0, and x n = x(x − 1) · · · (x − n + 1) n!