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PrincipalValue

PrincipalValue
is an option for Integrate that specifies whether the Cauchy principal value should be found for a definite integral.
  • The default setting PrincipalValue->False computes ordinary Riemann integrals.
  • Setting PrincipalValue->True gives finite answers for integrals that had simple pole divergences with PrincipalValue->False.
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