

A272875


Decimal expansion of the real part of the infinite nested power (1+(1+(1+...)^i)^i)^i, with i being the imaginary unit.


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6, 7, 3, 8, 8, 1, 3, 3, 1, 1, 0, 7, 8, 7, 5, 5, 1, 5, 7, 8, 0, 2, 3, 1, 1, 9, 0, 4, 6, 8, 1, 0, 1, 9, 3, 3, 8, 7, 6, 4, 5, 0, 3, 3, 4, 7, 9, 3, 3, 7, 2, 5, 4, 5, 4, 8, 9, 9, 8, 1, 3, 5, 1, 6, 6, 9, 3, 1, 2, 1, 3, 0, 3, 2, 7, 5, 2, 9, 3, 8, 0, 7, 5, 0, 8, 5, 0, 7, 6, 3, 1, 1, 7, 3, 1, 7, 9, 4, 1, 6, 3, 6, 1, 0, 1
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OFFSET

0,1


COMMENTS

The mapping M(z)=(1+z)^i has in C a unique invariant point, namely z0 = a+A272876*i, which is also its attractor. Iterative applications of M applied to any starting complex point z (except for the singular value 1+0*i) rapidly converge to z0. The convergence, and the existence of this limit, justify the expression used in the name. It is easy to show that, close to z0, the convergence is exponential, with the error decreasing approximately by a factor of abs(z0/(1+z0))=0.4571... per iteration.
The imaginary part and the modulus of this complex constant are in A272876 and A272877, respectively.


LINKS

Stanislav Sykora, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..2000


FORMULA

z0 = a+A272876*i satisfies the equations (1+z0)^i = z0, (1+z0)*z0^i = 1.


EXAMPLE

0.6738813311078755157802311904681019338764503347933725454899813516...


PROG

(PARI) \\ f(x) computes (x+(x+...)^i)^i, provided that it converges:
f(x)={my(z=1.0, zlast=0.0, eps=10.0^(1default(realprecision))); while(abs(zzlast)>eps, zlast=z; z=(x+z)^I); return(z)}
\\ To compute this constant, use:
z0 = f(1); real(z0)


CROSSREFS

Cf. A156548, A272876, A272877.
Sequence in context: A197141 A139350 A092560 * A018248 A146485 A049254
Adjacent sequences: A272872 A272873 A272874 * A272876 A272877 A272878


KEYWORD

nonn,cons


AUTHOR

Stanislav Sykora, May 15 2016


STATUS

approved



