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What is the inverse Fourier transform of $|k|^{-\alpha}$?

What is the inverse Fourier transform, $\mathcal{F}^{-1}\{|k|^{-\alpha}\}$? I am specifically interested in the case where $1<\alpha<2$. To do this, I need to compute the integral ...
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Delta function with imaginary argument

We have an integral representation for the Dirac delta function as $\delta(x) = \frac{1}{2\pi} \int_{-\infty}^\infty dk e^{ikx}$ . On the other hand, we have for delta function the property: ...
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Mellin-Barnes transform of $\frac{1}{\Gamma}$

Let $\varphi \in L_1(c+i\mathbb R)$, where $c > 0$. Then we can define the Mellin-Barnes transform (or the inverse Mellin transform) of the function $\varphi$ by the formula $$ \mathcal ...
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Fourier Transform of Non Tempered Function

I have a function $g(x) = (1 + x^{1/a} )^a$ which is not bounded and in fact does not even define a tempered function. However, I need to take the Fourier transform of this function. What I can ...
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Fourier transform using principal value

Can anyone help me compute the Fourier transform of $ 1/|x|^{n-\alpha} $ in $\mathbb{R}^n $ where $ 0 < \alpha < n $ ? Somehow it becomes the principal value of $ 1/|x|^\alpha $ which I can't ...
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Dirac delta questions form Mellin transform

We know that $$ f(s)= \int_{-\infty}^{\infty}f(x)\delta (x-s) d x$$ however, is there a similar delta function so for the Mellin transform $$ f(s)=\int_{0}^{\infty}f(x)m(xs) d x$$ ? That is a ...
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Convolution square root of $\delta $

I want to somehow classify the distributional solutions of the equation $$ f \ast f = \delta $$ where $\delta = \delta _0$ is the Dirac delta distribution. Clearly, by Fourier transformation, we ...
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What does it mean to carry out calculations modulo $S^{- \infty}$

I have trouble making sense of the following remark that is given in a set of lecture notes I am currently going through on my own: " Oscillatory integrals are used for the study of singularities of ...
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Meaning of polynomially bounded

I am currently reading through some lecture notes on Fourier Transform and Distributions on my own, and came upon the notion of a polynomially bounded function. I am not sure I understand this ...