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MatrixExp

  • MatrixExp[ mat ] gives the matrix exponential of mat.
  • MatrixExp[ mat ] effectively evaluates the power series for the exponential function, with ordinary powers replaced by matrix powers.
  • MatrixExp works only on square matrices.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 3.7.7.
  • See also: MatrixPower, Dot, JordanDecomposition, QRDecomposition.

    Further Examples

    This is the exponential of a 3 x 3 matrix.

    In[1]:=

    Out[1]//MatrixForm=