The Ramanujan Journal

, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 391–403 | Cite as

On cubic multisections of Eisenstein series



A systematic procedure for generating cubic multisections of Eisenstein series is given. The relevant series are determined from Fourier expansions for Eisenstein series by restricting the congruence class of the summation index modulo three. We prove that the resulting series are rational functions of η(τ) and η(3τ), where η is the Dedekind eta function. A more general treatment of cubic dissection formulas is given by describing the dissection operators in terms of linear transformations. These operators exhibit properties that mirror those of similarly defined quintic operators.


Eisenstein series Cubic theta functions Cubic multisections t-Cores 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

11F11 11F33 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Texas, Pan AmericanEdinburgUSA

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