Some articles on formal group law, group laws, formal group laws:
... The Lubin–Tate formal group law is the unique (1-dimensional) formal group law F such that e(x) = px + xp is an endomorphism of F, in other words More generally we can allow e to be any ... All the group laws for different choices of e satisfying these conditions are strictly isomorphic ... there is a unique endomorphism f of the Lubin–Tate formal group law such that f(x) = ax + higher-degree terms ...
... a complex orientation, which gives a formal group law ... A particularly rich source for formal group laws are elliptic curves ... theory A with is called elliptic if it is even periodic and its formal group law is isomorphic to a formal group law of an elliptic curve E over R ...
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