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Let $y(z) = \sum_k y_k z^k$ be a holomorphic function in a vicinity of the point $z=0$. Define its Borel transform $By$ as a function $By(z) = \sum_k \frac {y_k}{k!} z^k$.

The well-know formula allows to reconstruct $y(z)$ from $By(z)$. It is given by an application of a simple integral operator. Namely $$y(z) = \int_{0}^\infty e^{-t} By(tz) dt.$$

I was wondering, if it is possible to construct a similar operator realizing the Borel transform ? A functional on the space of holomorphic functions, sending $z^k \mapsto \frac 1{k!}$ does the trick. So basically, I am interested in a realization of such a functional as an integral.

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Well, your formula is essentially a Laplace transform: $$ F(p)=\int_0^\infty f(y) e^{-yp} dy $$ Change variables and write $p=1/z$, assuming $p>0$, to get $$ \frac{1}{z}F\left(\frac{1}{z}\right) = \int_0^\infty f(t z) e^{-t} dt $$ So you need to look up the literature on the "inverse Laplace transform".

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Thanks. It seems to be the answer to my question. – Max Karev Apr 6 '12 at 15:03

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