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Language: | en | Status: backup | |

Term: | modulus (of a complex number) | ||

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Definition: | non-negative real number $\left|c\right|$, the square of which is equal to the product of a complex number $c=a+jb$ and its conjugate: $\left|c\right|=\sqrt{c\cdot c*}=\sqrt{{a}^{2}+{b}^{2}}$ NOTE The concept of modulus may be applied to complex scalar quantities. | ||

Publication date: | 2007-08 | ||

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$\left|c\right|=\sqrt{c\cdot c*}=\sqrt{{a}^{2}+{b}^{2}}$

NOTE The concept of modulus may be applied to complex scalar quantities.

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