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Functions of a complex variable

Chun Wa Wong

in Introduction to Mathematical Physics: Methods & Concepts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641390
eISBN:
9780191747786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641390.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Functions of a complex variable are shown to be more complete and rigid than functions of a real variable. Analytic functions with well defined derivatives satisfy two Cauch–Riemann conditions. ... More


Introduction to the WKB(J) Approximation: All Things Airy

John A. Adam

in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691148373
eISBN:
9781400885404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter deals with the WKB(J) approximation, commonly used in applied mathematics and mathematical physics to find approximate solutions of linear ordinary differential equations (of any order ... More


Back Where We Started

John A. Adam

in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691148373
eISBN:
9781400885404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0028
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter returns to the subject of rainbows, offering some reflections based on the author's review of the book The Rainbow Bridge: Rainbows in Art, Myth, and Science by Raymond L. Lee, Jr. and ... More


WKB approximation

Efstratios Manousakis

in Practical Quantum Mechanics: Modern Tools and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749349
eISBN:
9780191813474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749349.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents a simple way to derive the semiclassical approximation of Wenzel, Kramers, and Brillouin (WKB). This approximation is valid in the limit where the external potential varies ... More


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