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Elliptic integral $\int^1_0 \frac{K(k)}{\sqrt{1-k^2}}\,dk$

Question: Prove that $$\int^1_0 \frac{K(k)}{\sqrt{1-k^2}}\,dk=\frac{1}{16\pi}\Gamma^4\left( \frac{1}{4}\right)$$ My attempt Start by the transformation $$k \to \frac{2\sqrt{k}}{1+k}$$ ...
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Fundamental period of the WeierstrassP elliptic function?

Consider the WeierstrassP elliptic function $\wp(z, g_2, g_3)$ with the invariants $g_2\in\mathbb{R}$ and $g_3\in\mathbb{R}$: $$\wp'(z)^2 = 4\wp(z)^3 - g_2 \wp(z) - g_3$$ According to Wikipedia when ...
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Does $\int_0^{2 \pi} \sqrt{1-(a+b \sin\phi)^2} d\phi $ have a closed form in terms of elliptic integrals?

Consider the following integral for real $a, b$ such that the square root is real: \begin{equation} I=\int_0^{2 \pi} \sqrt{1-(a+b \sin\phi)^2} d\phi \end{equation} For $a = 0$, the integral is easily ...
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Conjecture about integral $\int_0^1 K\left(\sqrt{\vphantom1x}\right)\,K\left(\sqrt{1-x}\right)\,x^ndx$

I'm interested in the following integral: $$\mathcal J(n)=\int_0^1 K\left(\sqrt{\vphantom1x}\right)\,K\left(\sqrt{1-x}\right)\,x^ndx,\tag1$$ where $K(z)$ is the complete elliptic integral of the 1ˢᵗ ...
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Proving Legendres Relation for elliptic curves

The legendre's relation can be stated as follows $$ K(k) E(k^*)+ E(k) K(k^*) - K(k) K(k^*) = \frac{\pi}{2} $$ where $k^* = \sqrt{1 - k^2}$ is the complimentary modulus, and $E$ and $K$ are ...
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How to prove $\int_1^\infty\frac{K(x)^2}x dx=\frac{i\,\pi^3}8$?

How can I prove the following identity? $$\int_1^\infty\frac{K(x)^2}x dx\stackrel{\color{#B0B0B0}?}=\frac{i\,\pi^3}8,\tag1$$ where $K(x)$ is the complete elliptic integral of the 1ˢᵗ kind: ...
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How to prove $\int_0^\pi\frac{\ln(2+\cos\phi)}{\sqrt{2+\cos\phi}}d\phi=\frac{\ln3}{\sqrt3}K\left(\sqrt{\frac23}\right)$?

How can I prove the following conjectured identity? $$\int_0^\pi\frac{\ln(2+\cos\phi)}{\sqrt{2+\cos\phi}}d\phi\stackrel?=\frac{\ln3}{\sqrt3}K\left(\sqrt{\frac23}\right),\tag1$$ where $K(x)$ is the ...
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Closed form double integral $ \int_{a}^{c}dr \int_{b}^{d} dr' \, \frac{r r'}{\sqrt{(r - a)(r' - b)(r-c)(r'-d)}} \frac{r_<^{\ell}}{r_>^{\ell+1}}$

Is there a closed form expression for $$ S_\ell = \int\limits_{a}^{c}dr \int\limits_{b}^{d} dr' \, \frac{r r'}{\sqrt{(r - a)(r' - b)(r-c)(r'-d)}} \frac{[\min( r , r')]^{\ell}}{[\max(r,r')]^{\ell+1}} ...
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Closed form integral $\int_b^c \frac{x^2}{\sqrt{(x-a)(x-b)(c-x)(d-x)}} dx$

Is there a closed form expression for the definite integral $$I=\int_b^c \frac{x^2}{\sqrt{(x-a)(x-b)(c-x)(d-x)}} dx$$ for $a<b<c<d$? Mathematica 9.0 can do it for special cases using ...
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Indefinite integral $\int \arcsin \left(k\sin x\right) dx$

It would take too long to explain the context reasonably well - but in short, this integral, or rather its equivalent $$\int\frac{x\cos x\,dx}{\sqrt{1-k^2\sin^2x}},\qquad 0<k<1$$ is related to ...
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Separate incomplete elliptic integral into real and imaginary parts

I am working in a problem that involves Incomplete Elliptic Integrals of the First and Second kind of the form $F(\sin^{-1}x~|~m)$ and $E(\sin^{-1}x~|~m)$ where the parameters $m$, $x$ are real ...
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Computing the inverse Jacobi function $\mathrm{arccd}$ with elliptic integrals

According to page 42 of 1, $\operatorname{arccd}(x, k)=F\left(\arcsin\left(\sqrt{\frac{1 - x^2}{1 - k^2x^2}}\right), k\right)$, where $F(\phi, k)=\int_0^\phi \frac{dt}{\sqrt{1 - k^2\sin^2t^2}}$, and ...
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To find the limit of three terms mean iteration

We know that the arithmetic-geometric mean $AGM(a,b)$ of $a$ and $b$ defined as $$2a_1=a+b$$ $$b^2_1=ab$$ $$2a_n=a_{n-1}+b_{n-1}$$ $$b^2_n=a_{n-1}b_{n-1}$$ $AGM(a,b)=\lim\limits_{n\to \infty} ...
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How to compute complete elliptic integral of the first kind in explicit form using elementary functions?

How to compute complete elliptic integral of the first kind in explicit form using elementary functions? If it is not possible to compute complete elliptic integral of the first kind in explicit way, ...
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Calculating the integral $\int_{0}^{\pi /6}\sqrt{1-\left(\frac{R_s\sin \theta }{C_L}\right)^2} d\theta$

I want to integrate $I=\int\limits_{0}^{\pi /6}{\sqrt{1-{{\left( \frac{{{R}_{s}}\sin \theta }{{{C}_{L}}} \right)}^{2}}}d \theta}$. I get incomplete elliptic integral $E(z\mid m)$ in the calculation by ...
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Approximations of the incomplete elliptic integral of the second kind

For a calculation I am working on I need to determine the arc length $l$ of a part of an ellipse in terms of the major axis $2a$, the minor axis $2b$ and the angle $\phi$. I know that this is a ...
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Hypergeometric functions & integral

I'm having difficulty re-deriving a result a calculation from a paper. The integral is $$\int_0^{2\pi} \int_0^{2\pi} ...
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Topology of Branch Cuts and Elliptic Integrals

In reading these notes (elliptic curves starting from elliptic integrals) I came across a couple claims about the topology of some complex surfaces. On page 4, they discuss the integral $$\phi(x) = ...
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Evaluating the elliptic integral $\int_{-\pi}^\pi\frac{dx}{\sqrt{(t-2\cos x)^2-4}}$

I have the following integral, $$I(t)=\int_{-\pi}^\pi\frac{dx}{\sqrt{(t-2\cos x)^2-4}},$$ where $t>4$ is a real parameter. I know from messing around numerically and playing with Mathematica that ...
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Is this function decreasing on $(0,1)$?

While doing some research I got stuck trying to prove that the following function is decreasing $$f(k):= k K(k) \sinh \left(\frac{\pi}{2} \frac{K(\sqrt{1-k^2})}{K(k)}\right)$$ for $k \in (0,1)$. ...
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complete elliptic integral of the first kind

I'm looking for any "closed form" for the coefficient of the $\ell$-th power of $K(x)$, the complete elliptic integral of the first kind. Thanks.
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Writing complete elliptic integral of first kind as a hypergeometric function

I am trying to show $K=\int_{0}^{\frac{\pi}{2}}\frac{dz}{\sqrt{1-k^{2}\sin^{2}(z)}}$ can be written as $\frac{\pi}{2} \mathstrut_{2}F_{1}(\frac{1}{2},\frac{1}{2};1;k^{2})$. First I used ...
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Identity for complete elliptic integral of the second kind

Why does $|x-1| \; E\left(-\dfrac{4x}{(x-1)^2}\right) = |x+1| \; E\left(\dfrac{4x}{(x+1)^2}\right)$, where $E(m)$ is the complete elliptic integral of the second kind, with parameter $m$?
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Integral involving Complete Elliptic Integral of the First Kind K(k)

I have run into an integral involving the complete elliptic integral, which can be put into the following form after changing integration variables to the modulus: ...
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Can this integral $\int_0^{2\pi} \frac{d\theta}{(a^2 \cos^2 \theta +b^2\sin^2\theta)^{3/2}}$ be written in the form of a elliptic integral

I am trying to find the magnetic field due to an elliptic loop of wire. How to do integrals of the type $$\int_0^{2\pi} \frac{d\theta}{(a^2 \cos^2 \theta +b^2\sin^2\theta)^{3/2}}$$ Where a and b are ...
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Solid angle spanned by disc/rewriting expression with elliptic integrals

The solid angle spanned by a disc of unit radius, as observed from a point $(r,z)$ at a distance $z>0$ above a point in the disc plane with at distance $r>0$ to the center, can be expressed as ...