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Eigenvalue and eigenvectors of COMPLEX matrix

  1. Dec 2, 2009 #1
    dear all

    how do you find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a complex matrix?


    0 ; -i ; 0 ; 0
    i ; 0 ; -i*sqrt(2) ; 0
    0 ; i*sqrt(2) ; 0 ; -i*sqrt(5)
    0 ; 0 ; i*sqrt(5) ; 0

    any tutorial? thanks!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 3, 2009 #2
    The same way you find eigenvalues of a real matrix, only now you get a complex polynomial and your eigenvalues and eigenvectors are complex. I think there's nothing more to say about it.
     
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