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Lecture16 - | , of a complex number is: | z | 2 = z z* =...

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More complex number theorems Any complex number, z , can be written: z = Re{ z } + i Im{ z } So Re{ z } = 1/2 ( z + z* ) and Im{ z } = 1/2 i ( z – z* ) where z * is the complex conjugate of z ( i i ) The "magnitude," | z
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Unformatted text preview: | , of a complex number is: | z | 2 = z z* = Re{ z } 2 + Im{ z } 2 To convert z into polar form, A exp( i ϕ ) : A 2 = Re{ z } 2 + Im{ z } 2 tan( ϕ ) = Im{ z } / Re{ z }...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course PHYS 2163 taught by Professor Briscoe during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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