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  • Dzmitry A. Badziahin (a1)


The Littlewood conjecture states that for all (α,β)∈ℝ2. We show that with the additional factor of log q⋅log log q, the statement is false. Indeed, our main result implies that the set of (α,β) for which is of full dimension.



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[1]Badziahin, D., Pollington, A. and Velani, S., On a problem in simultaneous Diophantine approximation: Schmidt’s conjecture. Ann. of Math. (2) 174 (2011), 18371883.
[2]Badziahin, D. and Velani, S., Multiplicatively badly approximable numbers and generalised Cantor sets. Adv. Math. 228(5) (2011), 27662796.
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