gives the half-period ω2 for the Weierstrass elliptic functions corresponding to the invariants {g2,g3}.


  • Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
  • The half-periods define the fundamental period parallelogram for the Weierstrass elliptic functions.
  • WeierstrassHalfPeriodW2 can be evaluated to arbitrary precision.


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Basic Examples  (3)

Evaluate numerically:

Plot the real and imaginary parts of the second half-period:

Compute the value of the Weierstrass function at the second half-period:

Scope  (3)

Evaluate to arbitrary precision:

Precision of the output tracks the precision of the input:

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Properties & Relations  (3)

WeierstrassP is periodic with periods equal to twice the half-periods:

Weierstrass half-periods , and are not linearly independent:

This identity holds for all arguments:

WeierstrassHalfPeriodW2 gives a zero of WeierstrassPPrime in the lattice cell:

Introduced in 2017