Spherical Bessel Function

A solution to the spherical Bessel differential equation. The two types of solutions are denoted j_n(x) (spherical Bessel function of the first kind) or n_n(x) (spherical Bessel function of the second kind).

See also

Spherical Bessel Differential Equation, Spherical Bessel Function of the First Kind, Spherical Bessel Function of the Second Kind

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Abramowitz, M. and Stegun, I. A. (Eds.). "Spherical Bessel Functions." §10.1 in Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, 9th printing. New York: Dover, pp. 437-442, 1972.Arfken, G. "Spherical Bessel Functions." §11.7 in Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 3rd ed. Orlando, FL: Academic Press, pp. 622-636, 1985.Harris, F. E. "Spherical Bessel Expansions of Sine, Cosine, and Exponential Integrals." Appl. Numer. Math. 34, 95-98, 2000.Press, W. H.; Flannery, B. P.; Teukolsky, S. A.; and Vetterling, W. T. "Bessel Functions of Fractional Order, Airy Functions, Spherical Bessel Functions." §6.7 in Numerical Recipes in FORTRAN: The Art of Scientific Computing, 2nd ed. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, pp. 234-245, 1992.

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