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SphericalBesselJ[n, z]
gives the spherical Bessel function of the first kind j_n(z).
  • Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
  • SphericalBesselJ[n, z] has a branch cut discontinuity for non-integer n in the complex z plane running from -∞ to 0.
  • Explicit symbolic forms for integer n can be obtained using FunctionExpand.
  • For certain special arguments, SphericalBesselJ automatically evaluates to exact values.
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