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Example of a smooth 'step'-function that is constant below 0 and constant above 1

I need an infinitely smooth non-decreasing function $\ f(x)$, that $$f(x)=0\quad\forall x\leq 0,$$ $$f(x)=1\quad\forall x\geq 1,$$ and all its derivatives in $x=0$ and $x=1$ are $0$. I found that I ...
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Is $2\delta(x) \neq \delta(x)$?

$2\delta(x) \neq \delta(x)$ since, by definition, Can this been seen graphically though? If so, how? If not, why is it that they are mathematically different but graphically the same? Btw, I ...
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How to build a compact support for a function

I was wondering if it is possible to build a distribution with compact support from a function. More precisely, consider a compact set $\mathbf{K}\subset\mathbb{R}^2\setminus\{0\}$, and a function ...
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Does convergence in $C(\Bbb R)$ imply convergence in $\mathcal D'(\Bbb R)$

Sequence of continuous functions $(f_k)$ which converge to $f$ in $C(\Bbb R)$. Does it imply that $f_k$ will converge to $f$ in $\mathcal D'(\Bbb R)$ as well? Or we need something more to make this ...
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How can you show that $\delta′=f(0)\delta′−f′(0)\delta$ for a function f that is infinitely differentiable?

Assume that $f$ is infinitely differentiable. Let $\delta$ be the (Dirac) delta functional. I know that $f\delta = f(0)\delta$, but I'm not sure how to derive the equation ...
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Dirac delta function

1)Prove that the dirac delta function property: $$x\delta'(x)=-\delta(x)$$ 2)and : $$\int_{-\infty}^\infty \delta'(x)f(x)dx=-f'(0) \$$
Does $\sqrt{\delta^2}$ make more sense than $\delta^2$?
What is the Product of $\delta$ functions with itself? was already asked some time ago. In a comment the OP states: I want to create $\delta(t)$ such that the product with itself is also ...
A well known identity of the Dirac delta function is that for any function $f(x)$: $$\delta(x) f(x) = \delta(x) f(0).$$ If we take the derivative of the right hand side we get:  ...