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Does the inverse Laplace transform of the square root exist?

Does the inverse Laplace transform, defined by the integral, \begin{equation} F(t) = \mathscr L_s^{-1}\left[\sqrt s\right](t) = \int_{c - i\infty}^{c + i\infty} \sqrt s ~e^{-st} ds \end{equation} ...
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Bounding an integral transform ouside a circle (or inside a strip)

Let $g$ be a symmetric unimodal probability distribution and $H$ be the right half plane. We call $$f(z) = \int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{1}{z-i t}g(t)dt$$ the dispersion function of $g$. Now, one can ...
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Properties of a matrix-valued generalization of the $\Gamma$ function

I am interested in the following function (Mellin transform of matrix exponential): $$\int_0^{\infty} x^{s-1} e^{-A-Bx}d x$$ Where $x$ and $s$ are scalars, but $A$ and $B$ are matrices with $B\succ ...
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When I can safely assume that a function is a Laplace transform of other function?

If I have a function and I want to represent it as being the Laplace transform of another, that is, I want to be sure that there is $\hat{f}(s)$ such that my function $f(x)$ can be written as: $f(x) ...