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WhittakerW






Mathematica Notation

Traditional Notation









Hypergeometric Functions > WhittakerW[nu,mu,z] > Specific values > Specialized values > For fixed z and integer parameters





http://functions.wolfram.com/07.45.03.0029.01









  


  










Input Form





WhittakerW[n - m/2, -((m + 1)/2), z] == ((m!/((m - n)! Pochhammer[-m, m - n])) Sum[(Pochhammer[k - m, m - n] z^k)/k!, {k, 0, m}])/(E^(z/2) z^(m/2)) /; Element[m, Integers] && m >= 0 && Element[n, Integers] && 0 <= n <= m










Standard Form





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MathML Form







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Rule Form





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