IEVref: 102-02-16 ID: Language: en Status: backup Term: modulus (of a complex number) Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: non-negative real number $|c|$, the square of which is equal to the product of a complex number $c=a+jb$ and its conjugate:$|c|=\sqrt{c\cdot c*}=\sqrt{{a}^{2}+{b}^{2}}$NOTE The concept of modulus may be applied to complex scalar quantities. Publication date: 2007-08 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: