Isotropic Line

A line in the complex plane with slope +/-i.

An isotropic line passes through either of the circular points at infinity. Isotropic lines are perpendicular to themselves.

See also

Circular Point at Infinity

Portions of this entry contributed by Floor van Lamoen

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Graustein, W. C. Introduction to Higher Geometry. New York: Macmillan, p. 121, 1930.

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van Lamoen, Floor and Weisstein, Eric W. "Isotropic Line." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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