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Rick Eller
06/27/06 6:36pm

I am looking for a pattern-matching replacement rule which will transform exponential functions of the form exp(nit) into (1/(n^2-1))exp(nit) where i=sqrt[-1]. For example, exp(2it) should convert to (1/3)exp(2it). I've tried the following code without success :

In: Exp[2it] /. Exp[n_it] -> Exp[nit]/(n^2-1)

Out: e^2it

I would appreciate any suggestions as to how this code should be modified



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Pattern Matching for Exponentials Rick Eller 06/27/06 6:36pm
Re: Pattern Matching for Exponentials VL 06/30/06 8:56pm
Re: Pattern Matching for Exponentials Henry Lamb 06/30/06 9:10pm
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