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Re:complex coefficients and rules...

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg28247] Re:complex coefficients and rules...
  • From: bghiggins at ucdavis.edu (Brian Higgins)
  • Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2001 01:52:55 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Math Forum
  • References: <9aelr6$nbu@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Richard, 

You might want to look at ComplexExpand function which assumes all
variables are real

In[8]:=ComplexExpand[Conjugate[Exp[-4*I*y]]]

Out[8]=Cos[4*y] + I*Sin[4*y]

or

In[7]:=TrigToExp[ComplexExpand[Conjugate[Exp[-4*I*y]]]]

Out[7]=E^(4*I*y)

Cheers,

Brian


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