WhittakerW

WhittakerW[k, m, z]
gives the Whittaker function .

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  • Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
  • WhittakerW is related to the confluent hypergeometric function by .
  • is infinite at for integer .
  • For certain special arguments, WhittakerW automatically evaluates to exact values.
  • WhittakerW can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
  • WhittakerW automatically threads over lists.
  • WhittakerW[k, m, z] has a branch cut discontinuity in the complex plane running from to .
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