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Help with an integration problem

  1. Mar 8, 2006 #1

    I am faced with an integration problem and cant seem to get even Maple/Mathematica to solve it. Would really appreciate if somebody can help me here. An approximate solution will also help.

    [tex] \int_{-R}^{R}{cos(2\pi\nu x}) e^{-2\mu{\sqrt{R^2 - x^2}}}dx [/tex]

    thanks a lot for your time.
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2006
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 8, 2006 #2
    Just off the cuff I would recommend a complex integration approach. At least if R approaches infinity that ought to work nicely.

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