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MathieuCharacteristicB

  • MathieuCharacteristicB[ r , q ] gives the characteristic value for odd Mathieu functions with characteristic exponent r and parameter q.
  • Mathematical function (see Section A.3.10).
  • The characteristic value gives the value of the parameter in for which the solution has the form where is an odd function of with period .
  • When is not a real integer, MathieuCharacteristicB gives the same results as MathieuCharacteristicA.
  • See notes for MathieuCharacteristicA.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 3.2.12.

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    The other characteristic is slightly different.

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    For large q, the characteristic values are nearly the same for integer \[Nu] differing by 1.

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