

A066678


Totients of the least numbers for which the totient is divisible by n.


8



1, 2, 6, 4, 10, 6, 28, 8, 18, 10, 22, 12, 52, 28, 30, 16, 102, 18, 190, 20, 42, 22, 46, 24, 100, 52, 54, 28, 58, 30, 310, 32, 66, 102, 70, 36, 148, 190, 78, 40, 82, 42, 172, 44, 180, 46, 282, 48, 196, 100, 102, 52, 106, 54, 110, 56, 228, 58, 708, 60, 366, 310, 126, 64
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OFFSET

1,2


COMMENTS

From Alonso del Arte, Feb 03 2017: (Start)
One of the less obvious consequences of Dirichlet's theorem on primes in arithmetic progression is that this sequence is welldefined for all positive integers.
Suppose n is a nontotient (see A007617). Obviously a(n) != n. Dirichlet's theorem assures us that, if nothing else, there are infinitely many primes of the form nk + 1 for k positive (and in this case, k > 1). Then phi(nk + 1) = nk, suggesting a(n) = nk corresponding to the smallest k.
Of course not all a(n) are 1 less than a prime, such as 8, 20, 24, 54, etc. (End)


LINKS

Vincenzo Librandi, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..5000


FORMULA

a(n) = A000010(A061026(n)).


EXAMPLE

a(23) = 46 because there is no solution to phi(x) = 23 but there are solutions to phi(x) = 46, like x = 47.
a(24) = 24 because there are solutions to phi(x) = 24, such as x = 35.


MATHEMATICA

EulerPhi[mulTotientList = ConstantArray[1, 70]; k = 1; While[Length[vac = Rest[Flatten[Position[mulTotientList, 1]]]] > 0, k++; mulTotientList[[Intersection[Divisors[EulerPhi[k]], vac]]] *= k]; mulTotientList] (* Vincenzo Librandi Feb 04 2017 *)
a[n_] := For[k=1, True, k++, If[Divisible[t = EulerPhi[k], n], Return[t]]];
Array[a, 64] (* JeanFrançois Alcover, Jul 30 2018 *)


PROG

(Sage)
def A066678(n):
s = 1
while euler_phi(s) % n: s += 1
return euler_phi(s)
print([A066678(n) for n in (1..64)]) # Peter Luschny, Feb 05 2017


CROSSREFS

Cf. A000010, A066674, A066675, A066676, A066677, A067005, A061026.
Sequence in context: A066043 A238642 A145019 * A306645 A113571 A119018
Adjacent sequences: A066675 A066676 A066677 * A066679 A066680 A066681


KEYWORD

nonn


AUTHOR

Labos Elemer, Dec 22 2001


STATUS

approved



