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Homework Help: How to perform this integration?

  1. Oct 3, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    The integration:

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  3. Oct 3, 2007 #2


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    ...I can't view the picture...try re-upping it as a jpeg or something so
  4. Oct 3, 2007 #3
    I re-upload the pic. The integration is that ∫cos(kx)exp[(-αt)K^2] dkfrom zero to infinity

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  5. Oct 3, 2007 #4


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    Convert cos(kx) to (exp(ikx)+exp(-ikx))/2. Combine the exponentials and complete the squares in the exponents. Now do a change of variable and use the known result for exp(-Cx^2).
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