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Notation c.c.

  1. Jul 6, 2012 #1
    Hi,

    I encountered some unfamiliar notation in a condensed matter problem:

    Consider a screened potential of the form:
    Vsc(r,t)=Veiqre-iwteat+c.c.

    Could someone please explain to me the meaning of the term "c.c."? From the given context I can gather that it has something to do with swapping the sign of q and w, but I'd be grateful for a more precise definition.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 6, 2012 #2
    Complex conjugate.
     
  4. Jul 6, 2012 #3
    Huh, should've figured that out myself, makes sense. Thanks!
     
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