Sieving 2m-prime pairs

Srečko Lampret
Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, ISSN 1310-5132
Volume 20, 2014, Number 3, Pages 54—60
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Srečko Lampret
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A new characterization of 2m-prime pairs is obtained. In particular, twin prime pairs are characterized. Our results give elementary methods for finding 2m-prime pairs (e.g. twin prime pairs) up to a given integer.


  • Prime number
  • Twin prime pair
  • 2m-prime pair.

AMS Classification

  • 11A41


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Lampret, S. (2014). Sieving 2m-prime pairs. Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, 20(3), 54-60.

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