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Elliptic functions, residue computation, same zeros and poles

  1. Apr 1, 2017 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Hi,

    I am trying to understand the attached:

    gollygosh.png

    I know that if two functions have zeros and poles at the same point and of the same order then they differ only by a multiplicative constant, so that is fine, as both have a double zero at ##z=w_j/2## and a double pole at ##z=0##.

    But I don't understand at all the idea before determining what the constant ##C## should be?
    I thought that perhaps we had set the residues at the double pole ##z=0## equal, but this is given by:

    ##\frac{1}{2}lim_{z \to 0} \frac{d}{dz}(z^2f(z)) ##,

    whereas it looks like we've compared

    ##lim_{z \to 0} z^{2} f(z) ##,

    so unless we have some reason to take the derivative outside the limit or something, I don't understand what we've done, and even whether my thoughts are on the right track and the residues are being compared?

    Many thanks in advance.


    2. Relevant equations

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    3. The attempt at a solution

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  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 6, 2017 #2
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