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A264542 a(n) = denominator(Jtilde3(n)). 34
1, 2, 96, 17280, 860160, 774144000, 408748032000, 347163328512000, 266621436297216000, 163172319013896192000, 67488959156767948800, 14865958099336613068800, 785345441564243189248819200, 530893518497428395932201779200, 2831432098652951444971742822400, 221701133324526098141287462993920000 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)



Jtilde3(n) are Apéry-like rational numbers that arise in the calculation of zetaQ(3), the spectral zeta function for the non-commutative harmonic oscillator using a Gaussian hypergeometric function.


G. C. Greubel, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..345

Takashi Ichinose, Masato Wakayama, Special values of the spectral zeta function of the non-commutative harmonic oscillator and confluent Heun equations, Kyushu Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 59 (2005) No. 1 p. 39-100.

Kazufumi Kimoto, Masato Wakayama, Apéry-like numbers arising from special values of spectral zeta functions for non-commutative harmonic oscillators, Kyushu Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 60 (2006) No. 2 p. 383-404 (see Table 2).


Jtilde3(n) = J3(n) - J3(0)*Jtilde2(n) (normalization).

4n^2*J3(n) - (8n^2-8n+3)*J3(n-1) + 4(n-1)^2*J3(n-2) = 2^n*(n-1)!/(2n-1)!! with J3(0)=7*zeta(3) and J3(1)=21*zeta(3)/4 + 1/2.


Denominator[Table[-2*Sum[(-1)^k*Binomial[-1/2, k]^2*Binomial[n, k]* Sum[1/(Binomial[-1/2, j]^2*(2*j + 1)^3), {j, 0, k - 1}], {k, 0, n}], {n, 0, 50}]] (* G. C. Greubel, Oct 23 2017 *)


(PARI) a(n) = denominator(-2*sum(k=0, n, (-1)^k*binomial(-1/2, k)^2*binomial(n, k)*sum(j=0, k-1, 1/(binomial(-1/2, j)^2*(2*j+1)^3))));


Cf. A002117 (zeta(3)), A260832 (Jtilde2), A264541 (numerators).

The Apéry-like numbers [or Apéry-like sequences, Apery-like numbers, Apery-like sequences] include A000172, A000984, A002893, A002895, A005258, A005259, A005260, A006077, A036917, A063007, A081085, A093388, A125143 (apart from signs), A143003, A143007, A143413, A143414, A143415, A143583, A183204, A214262, A219692, A226535, A227216, A227454, A229111 (apart from signs), A260667, A260832, A262177, A264541, A264542, A279619, A290575, A290576. (The term "Apery-like" is not well-defined.)

Sequence in context: A157065 A123115 A119696 * A064069 A065128 A122222

Adjacent sequences:  A264539 A264540 A264541 * A264543 A264544 A264545




Michel Marcus, Nov 17 2015



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