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Is a Mac donald function really a Bessel function

  1. Dec 31, 2012 #1
    my question is if a Mac Donald function is really a Bessel function i mean

    [tex] J_{a}(ix)= CK_{a}(x) [/tex]

    here 'C' is a complex number
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  3. Dec 31, 2012 #2


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    As far as I know a Mac Donald function is the same as a modified Bessel function of the second kind
  4. Dec 31, 2012 #3
    The modified Bessel functions of the second kind of imaginary argument (or the Bessel functions of the third kind) are alternatively named Basset functions , Macdonald functions, or modified Hankel functions.
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