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Term: modulus (of a complex number)
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Definition: non-negative real number |c| MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaa4WaaqWaaOqaaiaado gaaiaawEa7caGLiWoaaaa@3CEF@ , the square of which is equal to the product of a complex number c=a+jb MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadogacqGH9aqpca WGHbGaey4kaSIaaiOAaiaadkgaaaa@3E58@ and its conjugate:
|c|= cc* = a 2 + b 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaamaaemaabaGaam4yaa Gaay5bSlaawIa7aiabg2da9maakaaabaGaam4yaiabgwSixlaadoga caGGQaaaleqaaOGaeyypa0ZaaOaaaeaacaWGHbWaaWbaaSqabeaaca aIYaaaaOGaey4kaSIaamOyamaaCaaaleqabaGaaGOmaaaaaeqaaaaa @486B@

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


Publication date:2007-08
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