Hexamagic square, 4096th-order

Pan Fengchu (Meishan, Sichuan, China 1963 - )

The Chinese Pan Fengchu constructed a hexamagic square of order 4096, which we checked in December 2003. It was the most multimagical square known at that time. This square uses numbers from 0 to 16,777,215. The multimagic sums are:

The first row and the first column can be downloaded :    hexamagic square 4096 (zipped Excel file of 77Kb)

Pan Fengchu studied combinatorial mathematics and geology. He is a geology professor. He worked 20 years in Tibet, where he investigated and evaluated a large-scale copper mine. He is now in Beijing, and works in the Institute of Mineral Resources, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences.

Fengchu, in Chinese, means "young phoenix".

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