Journal of Soviet Mathematics

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 960–961 | Cite as

A remark on an upper bound on the Hermite constant for the densest lattice packings of spheres

  • B. F. Skubenko
Article

Abstract

We present a new variant of the proof of the upper bound on the Hermite constant γn. The bound as n→∞ is asymptotically equivalent to Blichfeldt's known bound.

Keywords

Dense Lattice Lattice Packing Dense Lattice Packing Hermite Constant 

Literature cited

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    J. W. S. Cassels, An Introduction to the Geometry of Numbers, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (1959).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

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  • B. F. Skubenko

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