## Number theory seminar in memory of F. Momose

### Momose and bielliptic modular curves

#### Presenters

Francesc Bars Cortina

#### Abstract

A non-singular projective curve C of genus $\geq 2$ is named bielliptic
if it admits a degree two map to an elliptic curve. Bielliptic curves over a
number field have arithmetical interest because they have a non-finite number of
quadratic points over some number field. The speaker began the work to list all
the modular curves $X_0(N)$ which are bielliptic, and this work was extended for
other classical modular curves as $X_1(N) X(N),...$ by corean mathematicians.
The work of Momose on the group of automorphism for the above classical
modular curves helps to complete the list of which classical modular curves are
bielliptic. In the talk we will explain the main ideas and results to obtain the
exact list of classical modular curves which are bielliptic and we will emphatize
the points where we use the work of Momose on automorphisms groups on
modular curves.

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