# Questions tagged [bessel-functions]

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### Asymptotic behavior of maximum of bessel function

Let $J_n$ be the Bessel function of the first kind. Let $J_n^{(\max)} = \max_{x>0} J_n(x)$. What is known about the asymptotic behavior of $J_n^{(\max)}$ at large $n$? Specifically, I am looking ...

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### Integral of an expression including a fraction having modified Bessel functions of the first kind on both numerator and denominator

I am looking for an analytic result of the following integral
$$\iint_0^\infty {{\rm{d}}x{\rm{d}}y{x^2}{y^2}\exp \left\{ { - {\alpha _1}{x^2} - {\alpha _2}{y^2}} \right\}\frac{{{\rm{I}}_1^2\left[ {\...

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### Integral with 4 Bessel functions and an exponential

I would like to solve the following integral
$$
\int_0^\infty e^{-a k^2} J_{3/2}(b k) J_{3/2}(c k) J_{3/2}(f k) J_{1/2}(r k) k^{-3} dk,
$$
where $a,b,c,f,r > 0$, and $J_\nu(x)$ is the Bessel ...

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### Limit of Hankel function for large complex order, fixed real argument

Consider the Hankel function $H_\nu(z)$ where $\nu=re^{i\theta}$ (real $z>0$, $r>0$, $0\leq\theta<\pi$) as $r\rightarrow\infty$. I am aware that the Bessel function $J_\nu(z)$ has the ...

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### Almost periodicity of Bessel functions

We know that a periodic function (e.g. a trigonometric function) has the property
$$
f(x+n\Lambda)=f(x) \qquad n\in\mathbb Z
$$
A Bessel function is not exactly periodic, because the value of the ...

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### A Bessel-like integral

I encounter the following integral when trying to find the inverse Fourier transform of the characteristic function of a certain sum of random variables. Here, $0\le\lambda\le1$, $p\ge0$, $q\ge0$ are ...

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### Integral involving associated Laguerre polynomial and Bessel function

In a quantum mechanics problem I encountered the following integral
\begin{equation*}
\int_0^\infty t^{\nu+1}J_\nu(\beta t)L_{\mu-\nu}^{2\nu}(t)e^{-t/2}dt\,,
\end{equation*}
where $L$ denotes the ...

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### Limit for series of Bessel functions evaluated at zeros

The following series arises in an electrostatics problem for a conducting cylinder:
$$
V=\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{J_0(k_n\rho)e^{-k_nz}}{k_nJ_1(k_n)^2}
$$
where $J_i$ is the Bessel function of $i^{th}$ ...

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### Reciprocal expansion of modified Bessel function

I am reading Sherstyukov and Sumin - Reciprocal expansion of modified Bessel function in simple fractions and obtaining general summation relationships containing its zeros. The authors say they are ...

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### Gegenbauer's addition theorem for Jacobi polynomials

I have the following identity,
$$\int_{-1}^{1} \! dz \, j_0\bigl(\sqrt{x^2 + y^2 - 2xy z}\bigr) \, P_n(z)
= 2 \, j_n(x) \, j_n(y) \;,$$
where $x, y > 0$, $P_n$ is a Legendre polynomial, and $...

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### The ratio of Hankel functions

I have to obtain an asymptotic solution for small real positive $x$ for the ratio of Spherical Hankel functions ($n=0,1,2....)$
${h^{(2)}_n(x)}/{h^{(1)}_n(x)}$
I found that series should be
$-1 + i ...

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### Can the integral $ \int_0^R\quad J_{m-n}(a r)J_m(b r) dr$ be explicitly represented in a closed form?

Doe the following definite integral have an explicit representation in terms of a Bessel functions or a generalized hypergeometric function ${}_pF_q$?
$$
\int_0^R\quad J_{m-n}(a r)J_m(b r) dr, \quad \...

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### A complex integration formula

I'm trying to integrate a formula but I can’t figure it out. Its calculation involves an error function. Here's the formula:
$f(a, b, c)=\int_{0}^{+\pi} d \theta \exp (a \cos \theta) \operatorname{...

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### A hypergeometric identity related to Bessel functions

The identity in my recent answer can be stated in a particularly neat form:
$${}_2F_0\left({-n, n+1\atop{}};\frac{x}{2}\right) ~\cdot~ {}_2F_0\left({-n, n+1\atop{}};-\frac{x}{2}\right) ~=~ {}_3F_0\...

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### Spherical Bessel functions. Sum of squares

In (1) there is a property of spherical Bessel functions, which's derivation I can not find in the literature.
${\mathsf{j}_{n}^{2}}\left(z\right)+{\mathsf{y}_{n}^{2}}\left(z\right)=\sum_{k=%
0}^{n}\...

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### How to compute means μ1 and μ2 knowing sum of Skellam distributions f(k;μ1,μ2) and sum μ1+μ2, where k is from 2 to n?

The probability mass function for the Skellam distribution for a count difference $ k=n_1-n_2 $ from two Poisson-distributed variables with means $\mu_1$ and $\mu_1$ is given by:
$$ f(k;\mu_1,\mu_2)=...

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### Computing the difficult integral $\int_0^\infty J_0(x)^4\log(x)dx$

Computing numerically integrals of oscillating functions from $0$ to $\infty$ is a well-known and difficult problem. Here is an example for which I do not know a solution: I know how to compute (to ...

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### Construction of a special sequence [duplicate]

I m looking for a sequence $(f_j)\in C^\infty(\Bbb{R})$ such that
$$
\int^\infty_0\Big|4r\partial^2_r f_j(r)+4\partial_r f_j(r)+rf_j(r)\Big|^2dr\to 0,
$$ and
$$\int_{\Bbb{R^+}}|f_j(r)|^2 dr=1\quad\...

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### How to get asymptotic expansion of the sum of modified Bessel function $\sum_{n=1}^\infty K_0(s\, n)$ as $s\to 0^+$?

I guess for the modified Bessel funcion $K_0(z)$,
$$\sum_{n=1}^\infty K_0(s\, n)
\sim
\frac{-2\log 2 - \log \pi + \gamma}{2} + \frac{\log s}{2} + \frac{\pi}{2\, s}, \quad s\to 0^+,$$
if taking
$$\...

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### Alternate forms of the Bessel equation

I have a question regarding an alternate form of the Bessel equation and how that alternate form translates to the modified Bessel equation and its solution. The modified form is from:
http://...

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### Closed form of integration of modified Bessel function composed with trigonometric function times a linear term

Assuming one draws two points from a von Mises distribution on a circle, I am looking for the expected distance between two such points.
Given the pdf of a centered von Mises distribution
$$f_X(t \...

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### Asymptotics for the first zero of the Bessel functions

Let $J_\nu$ be the standard Bessel function of the first kind and let $x_\nu$ be its smallest zero. Is there a simple reference or result for the asymptotic expansion of $x_\nu$ when $\nu$ goes to $+\...

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### Approximation of half-integers modified Bessel function of the second kind

I am trying to optimise the calculation of the probability distribution poisson-inverse-gaussian
its calculation involves a half-integers modified Bessel function of the second kind. Here's a formula ...

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### ODE with Bessel decay

This is related to my previous question, but it is probably less scary and an expert in using Mathematica could figure out an answer easily.
I would like to estimate the asymptotic behaviour of the ...

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### Bessel decay for nonhomogeneous PDE

I'm interested in the following nonhomogeneous PDE
$$ (\Delta-k^{2})u=-g $$
on the upper-half plane with smooth and integrable Dirichlet boundary condition, where $g$ is a smooth positive function ...

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### Is the ratio of two distinct zeros of a Bessel function of the first kind an irrational number?

Let $J_1$ be the Bessel function of the first kind with parameter $\alpha=1$. Namely, $J_1$ satisfies the differential equation for $y$ given by $x^2y''+xy'+(x^2-1)y=0$ and $J_1(0)=0$.
Is it true ...

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### Integral reducible to Bessel function

I wonder whether one could reduce the following integral to some combination of special (e.g. Bessel) functions: $$\int_{m}^{\infty}d\epsilon \exp\left(-s\epsilon\right)\left( \epsilon^{2}-m^{2}\right)...

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### Kuznetsov trace formula, orthogonality of Bessel functions

Sorry if this is a vague question. I remember from my younger days that
before proving his trace formula, Kuznetsov had a pretty result on
orthogonality of Bessel functions. The formulas that I am ...

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### An integral involving three Bessel functions

I am looking for a closed form for the following integral
$$ I = \int_0^\infty \mathrm{d} x \ x \ J_0(ax) J_0(bx) J_1(cx) $$
which can be thought of as a particular case of the more general integral
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### Exponential decay of a convolution

Let $z=(x,y) \in \mathbb{R}^N \times (0,+\infty)$, and let
$$
P_m(z)=y^{2s} |z|^{-\frac{N+2s}{2}} K_{\frac{N+2s}{2}}(m|z|),
$$
where $N \geq 3$ is an integer, $0<s<1$ and $K_{\frac{N+2s}{2}}$ ...

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### Literature about the integral of Bessel $\int_0^x I_{0,1}(u) e^{-a u}du$?

Thanks to sound remarks here and here, and looking again at these equations, I noticed that my puzzle boils down to these 2 special functions:
$$\int_0^x I_i(u) e^{-a u}du, \quad i=0,1$$
where $I_n(u)$...

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### What can we know about “the half” of the generating series of Bessel function

I am interested in the series
$$\sum_{n\geq 1}I_n(x)\lambda^n$$
which is not the full generating series of the modified Bessel function of the first kind because it starts from $n=1$ and not at $-\...

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### The tangent curve to Bessel functions?

Consider a function from the Bessel family, for concreteness say $f(x) := J_0(x)$, depicted in blue below (the question can be asked for any order of the first or second kind):
I'm interested in the ...

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### Integral involving Laguerre, Gaussian and modified Bessel function

I am trying to prove that the integral
\begin{align}
\int_{0}^{\infty } e^{-\frac{r^2}{2B}} r^{l-n}
L_n^{l-n}\left(\frac{r^2}{C}\right) I_{l-n}\left(\rho r \right) r dr
\end{align}
has ...

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### Series representation of multiplication of two modified Bessel function

Series representation of multiplication of two Bessel function $J_{\mu}(az) J_{\nu}(bz)$ is in terms of sum of hypergeometric functions $_2F_1$, it given in book Treatise on Theory of Bessel Functions ...

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### Infinite summation formula of Bessel functions

I would like to find a closed form for the following series involving the Bessel function $J_k(z)$:
$$
\sum_{k=0}^{+\infty}\frac{(\mu)_{k}}{k!(\lambda)_{k}}t^k\left(\frac{z}{2}\right)^{k}J_{k+\nu}(z),...

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### Integral with Bessel function and hypergeometric function ${}_2F_2$: explicit expression for these polynomials?

This question follows this one, where the general problem has apparently no simpler form than the integral one. I focus now on the limit case:
\begin{align}
\int_0^T e^{-x}\frac{nI_n(x)}{x}dx=\int_0^T ...

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### Closed form for $\int_0^T e^{-x}\frac{I_n(\alpha x)}{x}dx$

EDIT: Some additional details and corrections, I would appreciate any information about the highlighted expression.
I try to solve $\int_0^T e^{-x}\frac{I_n(\alpha x)}{x}dx$ where $I_n(x)$ is the ...

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### On modified Bessel solutions to complex ODE's using Kummer's series

I am trying to reduce the following ODE to Bessel's ODE form and hence solve it:
$$x^{2}y''(x)+x(4x^{3}-3)y'(x)+(4x^{8}-5x^{2}+3)y(x)=0\tag{1} \, .$$
I tried to solve it via the standard method, i.e.,...

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### Indefinite summation of multiplication of two Bessel functions

Could anyone give an insight on how to prove the following formula?
$$\sum_{n=-\infty}^{+\infty}J_{n}(\alpha)J_{N+n}(\alpha)=\delta_{N0} \, ,$$
where $N$ is an integer. I checked many references ...

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### The limitation of derivation of modified Bessel function of second kind

The final result I draw is related to the integral of modified Bessel function of the second kind. But I can not solve it, and I need a explicit solution Are you willing to help me? Thank all
$I = \...

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### Asymptotics of Bessel functions

With $J_n$ standing for the Bessel function of first kind, $n\in \mathbb N$, I define
$$
f_n
(\rho)
=\int_0^π J_n(\rho \sin \theta) \sin \theta \ d\theta.$$
Assuming
$1\ll\rho\ll n$, I would like to ...

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### Convergence of Bessel (Sturm-Liouville) Expansions at the End Points

I have asked this question before on MSE but received no answer at all. So I assume that it is proper to ask it here. I am not a mathematician so my language may not be too precise, please correct me ...

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### Orthogonality with Bessel functions of rational order

I tried to ask this question on MSE (link), but got no comments or answers. So, I hope someone on MO would advise.
Given a set of functions $f_{mv}(r,\phi)=J_{v}(k_{mv}r)\cos(v \phi)$ in polar ...

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### Why are Bessel function and Kloosterman sum similar?

It is a convention to say Kloosterman sums and Bessel functions are similar.
There are papers talking about Bessel functions on $p$-adic group (associated with a representation) such as Baruch's: ...

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### Kontorovich Lebedev transform

By the title I mean [reference: ``Spectral methods of Automorphic forms" by Iwaniec (B.41)-(B.43)] for $f\in C^\infty_c(\mathbb{R^+})$, one has
$$f(x)=\pi^{-2}\int_{-\infty}^\infty K_{it}(x)F_f(t)t\...

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### Generalising a one-dimensional integral identity involving Bessel functions to higher dimensions

This was originally posted on Math Stack Exchange, but no responses were received. I recently came across the following remarkable identity, due to Hardy:
$$\displaystyle \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \...

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### Integral of exp(-2cosh(x))

Is there some way to express:
$$I(t) = \int_{-\infty}^{t} e^{-2\mathrm{cosh}(x)}~\mathrm{d}x$$
From Bessel functions?
By substituting $y = \mathrm{cosh}(x)$ we get
$$I(t) = \int_{1}^{\mathrm{cosh}...

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### Integrating a product of integrals involving Bessel functions

I have asked similar questions on Math Stack Exchange, but not been able to receive many helpful responses. Therefore, I am posting this problem here, and any input would be extremely valuable.
I ...

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### integral representation of second solution of Bessel differential equation

Let $n$ be an integer and consider the Bessel function of order $n$
$J_n(z)=\frac{1}{2\pi i} \int_{|u|=1} e^{\frac{z}{2}(u-\frac{1}{u})}\frac{du}{u^{n+1}}$
This satisfies the linear differential ...