Gordon Function

"Gordon function" is another name for the confluent hypergeometric function of the second kind, defined by


where Gamma(x) is the gamma function and _1F_1(a;b;z) is the confluent hypergeometric function of the first kind.

See also

Confluent Hypergeometric Function of the Second Kind

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Morse, P. M. and Feshbach, H. Methods of Theoretical Physics, Part I. New York: McGraw-Hill, pp. 671-672, 1953.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Gordon Function." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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