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A059784 a(n+1) = nextprime(a(n)^2). Smallest prime following the square of previous prime. Initial value = 2. 3
2, 5, 29, 853, 727613, 529420677791, 280286254072681840639693, 78560384222095957698731679318817728959447134363 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

LINKS

Charles R Greathouse IV, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..12

Kaisa Matomäki, Prime-representing functions, Acta Math. Hungar. 128 (2010), pp. 307-314.

FORMULA

a(n) = floor[1.5246999605380943599233635756884211622202236231...^(2^n)], similar to Mills Primes A051254. - Henry Bottomley, Oct 19 2003

MATHEMATICA

p=2; lst={p}; Do[p=NextPrime[p*p]; AppendTo[lst, p], {n, 8}]; lst (* Vladimir Joseph Stephan Orlovsky, May 27 2009 *)

NestList[NextPrime[#^2] &, 2, 7] (* Michael De Vlieger, Nov 02 2017 *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A006992, A055496, A005384, A005385.

Sequence in context: A181078 A265773 A098717 * A000283 A121910 A073833

Adjacent sequences:  A059781 A059782 A059783 * A059785 A059786 A059787

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

Labos Elemer, Feb 22 2001

EXTENSIONS

Changed offset to 1 to parallel other such sequences. - Robert G. Wilson v, Nov 15 2012

STATUS

approved

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