A new proof of the waldspurger formula, I

Rahul Krishna*

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We provide the first steps towards a new relative trace formula proof of the celebrated formula of Waldspurger relating the square of a toric period integral on PGL2 to the central value of an L-function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)577-642
Number of pages66
JournalAlgebra and Number Theory
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2019


  • Automorphic forms
  • Gross-Prasad
  • Orthogonal groups
  • Relative trace formula

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory

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