# CoulombH2

CoulombH2[l,η,r]

gives the incoming irregular Coulomb wavefunction .

# Details

• Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
• CoulombH2[l,η,r] is a solution of the ordinary differential equation .
• CoulombH2[l,η,r] is proportional to for large .
• CoulombH2[l,η,r] has a regular singularity at .
• CoulombH2 has a branch cut discontinuity in the complex plane running from to .
• For certain special arguments, CoulombH2 automatically evaluates to exact values.
• CoulombH2 can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
• CoulombH2 automatically threads over lists.
• CoulombH2 can be used with CenteredInterval objects. »

# Examples

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## Basic Examples(5)

Evaluate numerically:

Evaluate to arbitrary precision:

CoulombH2 is a linear combination of the CoulombG and CoulombF functions:

Complex plot:

Symbolic evaluation for special parameters:

## Scope(18)

### Numerical Evaluation(5)

Evaluate numerically:

Evaluate to high precision:

The precision of the output tracks the precision of the input:

Complex number inputs:

Evaluate efficiently at high precision:

CoulombH2 can be used with CenteredInterval objects:

### Specific Values(3)

Limiting value at the origin:

For a zero value of the parameter η, CoulombH2 reduces to a spherical Hankel function:

Find the first positive zero of the real part of CoulombH2:

### Visualization(2)

Plot the real and imaginary parts of CoulombH2:

Plot the real part of :

Plot the imaginary part of :

### Function Properties(6)

Function domain of CoulombH2:

CoulombH2[2,0,x] is not injective over complexes:

CoulombH2[2,0,x] is neither non-negative nor non-positive:

CoulombH2[2,0,x] has both singularities and discontinuities:

CoulombH2 is neither convex nor concave:

### Series Expansions(1)

Find the Taylor expansion using Series at zero and at infinity:

Plots of the first three approximations for CoulombH1 around :

### Function Representations(1)

Relations with other Coulomb functions:

## Properties & Relations(1)

CoulombH2 is proportional to WhittakerW in some region of the complex plane:

However, the stated definition has a branch cut at , while the built-in CoulombH2 has a branch cut at :

Wolfram Research (2021), CoulombH2, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CoulombH2.html (updated 2023).

#### Text

Wolfram Research (2021), CoulombH2, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CoulombH2.html (updated 2023).

#### CMS

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#### APA

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#### BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2024_coulombh2, author="Wolfram Research", title="{CoulombH2}", year="2023", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CoulombH2.html}", note=[Accessed: 25-July-2024 ]}

#### BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2024_coulombh2, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={CoulombH2}, year={2023}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/CoulombH2.html}, note=[Accessed: 25-July-2024 ]}