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### Quantifying the “flatness” of functions which are the Fourier transforms of positive functions

Short version of question: I'm trying to understand the extent to which a function is prevented from being "flat" as a result of being the Fourier transform of a positive function. That is, the extent ...

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### Is $f$ an absolutely continuous function? [closed]

Let
$$
f(x)=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{\sin(2^{n}\pi x)}{n\cdot2^{n}}, \,\,\,\,\,\, x\in [-1, 1].
$$
Is $f$ an absolutely continuous function? If yes how can I show it? If not how about on total ...

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### Inverse Laplace transform in a signal that is a sum of exponentials - MATLAB [closed]

I want to analyze a discrete signal in time, that is sum of exponentials distributed around two distinct values (T1, T2). My goal is to calculate these two different distributions, T1, T2, weights and ...

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### Differentiability of $f*g$ on the circle, for integrable f, bounded g, and some decay of the Fourier coefficients of f

If $f\in L^1(\mathbb{T})$ and $g\in L^\infty(\mathbb{T})$ where $\mathbb{T}$ is the circle, such that $\hat{f}\in L^{p}(\mathbb{Z})$ for some $1\leq p<\infty$, do we have that $f*g$ is ...

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### What is the translation in Fourier transform for a function to have exp. decay at $x\to -\infty$

It is known that smooth functions with exponential decay at $\pm\infty$ are functions whose Fourier transform have analytic continuation in some suited complex strip. I was wondering what happens if ...

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### If $f$ is non-prime, can we say $|f|$ is also a non-prime; in convolution algebra?

By Schwartz-inequality and Riesz–Fischer theorem, one can deduced that,
$$L^{2}(\mathbb T) \ast L^{2}(\mathbb T) = A(\mathbb T)(:= \{f\in L^{1}(\mathbb T): \sum_{n\in \mathbb Z} |\hat{f}(n)| < ...

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### Behavior of the Fourier transform (FT) of a function and FT of its absolute function

Let $f\in L^{1} (\mathbb R) := \{f:\mathbb R \rightarrow \mathbb C \ \text {measurable functions} : \int_{\mathbb R} | f(x)| dx < \infty \}.$ We define the Fourier transform of $f$ as follows:
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### Constructing an $\epsilon$-net for a Lipschitz subspace of $L^2$

Let $X$ be a subset of $L^2([0,1])$ which contains only Lipschitz function.
Also, the member of $X$ are uniformly bounded
$$
|x(t)| < M, \text{ for all $x \in X$ and $t \in [0,1]$}.
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Let $F: X ...

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### Extension of Poisson Summation formula

Under the condition f continuous, integrable and:
$|f(t)| + |\hat{f}(t)| \le C (1+|t|)^{-1-a}$ (with a>0)
we have the twisted Poisson formula that holds (where $\chi(n)$ is a primitive Dirichlet ...

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### Fourier transforms of finitely additive bounded measures

Given a finitely additive positive regular bounded measure $\mu$ on ${\mathbb R}^n$ (i.e. a positive linear functional on $C_b({\mathbb R}^n)$), I wonder what can be said about its Fourier transform. ...

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### $L^p$-norm of Fourier series in terms of coefficients, $p \neq 2$

It is known that the $L^2$-norm of a Fourier series equals the $l^2$-norm of the coefficients. Are there similar results in the case of $L^p$-norm for $p\neq 2$? Can it be expressed explicitly in ...

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### Bandwidth approximation for a nonlinear problem

Can anyone please help me with this problem.
I must let you know from the beginning that it's not an easy one.
"Two functions are given: $u, y \in L^{2}(-\infty,\infty), y(t)=\frac{u(t)}{u(t)+b}$ ,
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### A Laplacian semi-group estimation

Let $S(t)$ be the semi-group generated by the Dirichlet Laplacian in $L^2(0,1)$, which is given, for $y\in L^2(0,1)$, by
$$S(t)y=\displaystyle\sum_{n=1}^\infty e^{-n^2\pi^2 t} \langle y,\sin(n\pi x) ...

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### The $d$-dimension extension of Bernoulli Polynomial

It is known that Bernoulli polynomial has the following Fourier expansion:
\begin{equation*}
B_{2n}(x) = \frac{(-1)^{n-1}2(2n)!}{(2\pi)^{2n}}\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{\cos(2k\pi x)}{k^{2n}}.
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### Can Poisson Summation formula break?

The Poisson summation formula states if $f: \mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{R}$
then $\displaystyle \sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}} f(n) = \sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}} \hat{f}(n) $ where $$\hat{f}(\xi) = ...

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### The influence of eigendecomposition on the periodicity of a (rank 2) Hermitian matrix (of functions)

Let $\boldsymbol{R}(u,v);~u,v\in\mathbb{R}$ be a Hermitian matrix (of Hermitian functions) with entries
\begin{equation}
r_{ij}(u,v) = 1 + Ae^{-2\pi i \phi_{ij}(ul_0 + vm_0)}; ...

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### Motivation behind the appearance of Bessel functions in partial trace formulas

Bessel functions occur naturally on the Kloosterman side (or geometric side) of Petersson's formula and Kuznetsov's formula. Is there an intuitive explanation for their appearance? For instance, is ...

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### Two distribution spaces ${\mathcal S}'/{\mathcal P}$ and ${\mathcal S}_\infty'$

Let ${\mathcal S}'$ be the set of all distributions.
Denote by ${\mathcal P}$ the set of all polynomials,
which is embedded into ${\mathcal S}'$ as a closed subspace.
Equip ${\mathcal S'}/{\mathcal ...

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### Uniqueness theorems related to Hardy Uncertainty Principle

Uncertainty Principles state that a function and its Fourier transform cannot be simultaneously sharply localised. A well known result due to G.H.Hardy says that
if $f(x)=O(e^{-\alpha^2|x|^2})$, ...

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### A Fourier analysis-type identity arising in potential theory

I have recently been learning about potential theory in the complex plane, and I would like to understand why the following proposition is true:
Suppose $f: \mathbb C \to \mathbb R$ is smooth, ...

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### Uncertainty principle for Mellin transform

Let $f:\mathbb{R}^+\to \mathbb{C}$. Let $Mf$ be its Mellin transform: $Mf(s) = \int_0^\infty f(x) x^{s-1} dx$.
(a) Some time ago, I convinced myself that
$f(t)$, $Mf(\sigma+it)$ and $Mf(\sigma-it)$ ...

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### An algebraic approach to the thermodynamic limit $N\rightarrow\infty$?

In physics one studies quite often the thermodynamic limit or what we call the $N\rightarrow \infty$ behavior of a system of $N\rightarrow\infty$ particles. This is of particular relevance in the ...

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### Obtaining a pointwise bound on the convolution of two singular measures

I am confused about a passage in the paper by T. Tao A sharp bilinear restriction estimate for paraboloids.
We are in Section 7, near equation (34) (pag.16 of the arxiv).
Notations and ...

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### Riemann hypothesis and Kakeya needle problem

The question may be a bit vague. I noticed an analogy that both Riemann hypothesis and Kakeya needle problem has been proved in finite fields. Can somebody shed light on why finite field analogues are ...

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### In what ways is the standard Fourier basis optimal?

Is there any convincing sense in which the standard trigonometric basis for
the space $V$ of square-integrable real-valued functions on $[-\pi,\pi]$ is
optimal among all the orthonormal bases?
(If ...

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### Is there a Fourier transform for principal r-discrete groupoids?

I have been looking for an analog of the Fourier transform for groupoids coming from tilings (which are generally principal and r-discrete), however all the generalizations I have found assume that ...

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### local moments of measures whose Fourier transform vanish in an interval

Assume h is a measure whose Fourier transform vanishes in an interval $[-\Omega,\Omega]$. I'm interested in obtaining inequalities of the form
\begin{equation*}
\int_{-\delta}^{+\delta}|h|(dt)\le ...

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### On lower bounds of exponential frames in l1 norm

Let $\{t_k\}_{k=-\infty}^\infty$ be a sequence of real numbers.
I'm interested in finding the largest number A such that
\begin{equation*}
\int_{-\Omega}^\Omega|\sum_{k=-\infty}^{+\infty}c_ke^{2\pi i ...

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### Symmetry of Sundry Planar Convex Sets of Constant Width & Minimal Area

In a much broader paper in “Optimization Methods & Software 27,6 (2012) pp1073-1099” Bayen & Henrion consider planar compact, convex sets with support functions which are finite Fourier ...

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### Is there something wrong with Hörmander's theorem on stationary phase method

It is well-know that the Bessel function has the asymptotic expansion $J_n(\omega) \sim \left( \frac 2 {\pi \omega} \right)^{1/2} \left( \cos \left(\omega -\frac 1 2 n \pi - \frac 1 4 \pi\right) - ...

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### Interpolating delta like functions by trigonometric polynomials of bounded modulus and fast decay

Consider a grid of points $T=\{t_0,t_1,\ldots,t_m\}$ with $0\le t_i\le 1$. I would like to find a function $f(t):[0,1]\rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ of the form
\begin{equation*}
f(t)=\sum_{k=-n}^n c_k ...

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### bounding the absolute value of a trigonometric polynomial

Consider a function $f:[0,1]\rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ and points $t_0,t_1,\ldots,t_n\in[0,1]$
\begin{equation*}
f(t)=\prod_{k=1}^n\frac{(e^{2\pi i t}-e^{2\pi i t_k})}{(e^{2\pi i t_0}-e^{2\pi i t_k})}
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### computing a certain contour integral [closed]

I want to compute an integral along a vertical line segment. The function I'm integrating involves the zeta-function, and usually the way such integrals are done treats the line segment as one side ...

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### A question in Fourier analysis

I recently came across this problem:
Let $T=\mathbb R /2 \pi \mathbb Z$ the circle, with its proabability Haar measure $\mu$. Any integrable function $f : T \rightarrow \mathbb C$
has Fourier ...

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### Fourier series representing a continuous function?

This is maybe not really research level, but I have not found anything in the literature, and asking on math.stackexchange wasn't successful either.
Fourier series define an isometry $L^2(\mathbb{Z}) ...

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### Uncertainty principle on finite groups

For a finite group $G$ with normal subgroup $H$, the induced representation $\text{Ind}_H^G(1)$ decomposes as a sum of irreducibles with the multiplicities equal to the dimensions, because it is is ...

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### Fourier : from analyticity to exponential decay ; what prevents optimal decay ?

Hello everyone !
In Fourier Analysis, Self-Adjointness by Reed and Simon (Methods of Modern Mathematical Physics, Vol. 2), Theorem IX.14 tells us that (I'll take dimension 1 for simplicity) :
if ...

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### Quasicrystals and the Riemann Hypothesis

Let $0 < k_1 < k_2 < k_3 < \cdots $ be all the zeros of the Riemann zeta function on the critical line:
$$ \zeta(\frac{1}{2} + i k_j) = 0 $$
Let $f$ be the Fourier transform of the sum ...

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### upper bound on product of distances from points on a circle

Let C be a circle of radius 1 in the complex plane with n points on the boundary. Provide an upper bound on the product of the distances of a given point on the circle to the other n points. The goal ...

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### An integral with Gamma functions (Part 2)

I was wondering if there is a generalization of the integral discussed here to a case like,
\begin{equation}\int \frac{d^dq}{q^{\nu_1}\vert \vec{q} \pm \vec{k}_1\vert ^{\nu_2}\vert \vec{q} \pm ...

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### Littlewood-Paley theory and norm estimation

In the paper "A Convolution Inequality Concerning Cantor-Lebesgue Measures", the Littlewood-Paley theory is used to estimate the norm of multiplier operator in Lemma 1.
It is claimed that Lemma 2 is ...

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### A problem about Joint sine and cosine fourier transform

There is a problem on Page 60 of Book of B.M.Budak, A. A. Samarskii and A. N. Tikhonov, whose title is A Collection of Problems in Mathematical Physics (New York, Dover, 1964). The problem (the ...

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### A sufficient condition for a probability measure to have compact support

Consider a probability measure $\mu$ on, let's say, $\mathbb R$.
Is there a necessary and sufficient condition so that $\mu$ has compact support $Supp(\mu)$ ?
I agree this question is too vague, ...

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### On a differential inequality

The question has probabilistic origins, but it would take too long to elaborate. $\newcommand{\ii}{\boldsymbol{i}}$ $\newcommand{\bR}{\mathbb{R}}$ $\newcommand{\eS}{\mathscr{S}}$
Fix a nonnegative ...

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### Pointwise convergence of double Fourier series

I'm looking for references/theorems that deal with the pointwise convergence of double Fourier series expansions for a particular function.
Let $D \subseteq [-\pi, +\pi]^2$ be an arbitrary set of ...

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### Schönhage–Strassen algorithm

After brief intro to Fourier series, CFT, DFT and their basic properties I enjoyed implementing forward and backward FFT algorithm in complex numbers. I was happy to, at least, have an idea how is it ...

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### Image of L^1 under the Fourier Transform

The Fourier Transform $\mathcal{F}:L^1(\mathbb{R})\to C_0(\mathbb{R})$ is an injective, bounded linear map that isn't onto. It is known (if I remember correctly) that the range isn't closed, but is ...

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### Is this set a Riesz Basis of $L^2(0,\pi)$

Let $A=\{\sqrt{2}\sin(\sqrt{n^2+a} \pi x)\} _{n=1}^\infty$, where $a$ is a positive real number. Is $A$ a Riesz Basis of $L^2(0,1)$?

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### Using Fourier Transform to speed up calculation of forces following an inverse square law

Suppose I have $n$ electric point charges in, say, two dimensions. Is there any algorithm (and I have a hunch that it might be related to the Fourier transform) to compute the net forces that act on ...

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### Almost Everywhere Convergence of Walsh Series of $L^2$ functions

I am currently reading the Hunt's papar (http://www.mathunion.org/ICM/ICM1970.2/Main/icm1970.2.0655.0662.ocr.pdf), and am wondering if there is any notes which presents his argument more ...