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### How to develop the Fourier Transform in my mind now that I know the Fourier Seires?

I know that we can represent some function $f$ in this way: $$f(t) = \frac{a_0}{2} + \sum_{n=1}^\infty a_n\cos\left(\frac{n\pi t}{L}\right) + \sum_{n=1}^\infty b_n\sin\left(\frac{n\pi t}{L}\right)$$ ...
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### Multiple Fourier Integrals involving Heaviside Theta Function

I want to evaluate the integral: $$I=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}dx_1 \int_{-\infty}^{\infty}dx_2 \ \Theta(x_1-x_2) \ e^{i(ax_1+bx_2)}$$ where $\Theta(x)$ is the Heaviside function. What I was doing now ...
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### Fourier Transform for triangular wave

Could someone tell me if I've worked this out right? I'm unsure of the process, especially the final parts where I convert it to a sinc function. Please let me know if I've made mistakes anywhere ...
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### Fourier Transform Help Needed

I need help with a Fourier Transform problem for a composite waveform for an assignment. I'm stumped with how to approach this one. The only way I could think of to solve this was by considering it ...
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### Need help with a Fourier Transform Question

I need an way to solve this Fourier transform problem. $$f(t)= \begin{cases} \cosh(t) & \text{ For } |t|<1\\ 0 & \text{ For }|t|>1 \end{cases}$$ The given answer for the ...
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### Convolution theorem for other transforms

The Fourier transform is an integral transform with turns any function into a superposition of sinusoidal waves. The convolution theorem states the astonishing property that if you convolve two ...
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### Fourier transform convention: $\frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}} \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} f(x)e^{\pm ikx}dx$?

I've come across the Fourier transform being defined as: $$\tilde{f}(k)=\frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}} \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} f(x)e^{ikx}dx$$ But this convention is not present in the Wikipedia article. The ...
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### Involutive fourier transform

The writer here states I am introducing a viewpoint (the involutive convention) which makes the Fourier transform its own inverse (i.e., the Fourier transform so defined is an involution). ...
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### The Fourier Stieltjes transform is uniformly continuous

Let $G$ be a locally compact Abelian group and $\hat{G}$ be its dual group, that is the group of all complex functions $\gamma:G\to\mathbb C$ such that ...
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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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### Inverse Fourier-cosine transfrom

Suppose we have a function $F(x)$ given by the integral: $$F(x)=\int_{0}^{\infty}f(t)\frac{\cos(t\log x)}{t}dt\;\;\;\;\;(x>1)$$ This looks tantalizingly like a Fourier-cosine transform of ...
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### Fourier, Laplace, … and other Integral-transformations

I know Laplace, Fourier and Mellin-Transformation. Is there a general theory of transformations? My main interest is about classification of transformations satisfying specified properties like ...
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### Fourier series is to Fourier transform what Laurent series is to …?

Since the coefficients $$a_k = \frac1{2\pi i}\oint_C\frac{f(z)}{(z-c)^{k+1}}\,dz$$ for the Laurent series $$f(z)\Big|_{r\le|z|\le R} = \sum_{k=-\infty}^{\infty}a_k\cdot(z-c)^k$$ of a function ...
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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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### Fourier cosine and sine transforms of 1

What is the Fourier sine and cosine transform of $f(x)=1$? I have seen some sources refer to the transform of $f=1$ involving the Dirac Delta function, but this goes against the integral definition ...
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### transform that is invariant under rotation

We know that the magnitude of the Fourier transform (resp. Mellin transform) of a shifted (resp. scaled) function is identical to the magnitude of the original function. I wonder if there is a ...
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### Fourier transform of $\text{sinc}^3 {\pi t}$

$$f(t)=\frac{\sin^3(\pi t)}{(\pi t)^3}$$ I want to calculate the Fourier transform. I can't calculate this integral: $$\int_0^\infty\frac{\sin^3(\pi t)}{(\pi t)^3}\cos(ut)\,\mathrm{d}t$$
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### Fourier, the Fourier transform

Could You help me? Where $g(t)$ is Cantor function: $$G(\omega)= \int_0^1 e^{2\pi i\omega t}dg(t)$$ Show, that $G(\omega)\not\to0$, if $\omega\to\infty$
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### When to use other transforms?

maple code int(g*f, x=-infinity..infinity) when $g$ is $\large exp^{i*t*x}$, Fourier transform between density function and characteristic function If $g$ are $x^t$, $|x^{t}|$, $t^{x}$, what do they ...
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### Decaying Fourier transform and smoothness

Suppose that $f\in L^1 (\mathbb{R})$ and that for any $n\in \mathbb{N}$ there is $C_n > 0$ such that its Fourier transform satisfies $$|\hat{f}(\xi )| \le C_n(1+|\xi |^2)^{-n}.$$ I want to show ...
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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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### Help solving $\frac{1}{{2\pi}}\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty}{{e^{-{{\left({\frac{t}{2}} \right)}^2}}}{e^{-i\omega t}}dt}$

I need help with what seems like a pretty simple integral for a Fourier Transformation. I need to transform $\psi \left( {0,t} \right) = {\exp^{ - {{\left( {\frac{t}{2}} \right)}^2}}}$ into ...
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### Is Fourier transform characterized by its diagonalization properties?

Let us fix the following convention for the Fourier transform in $L^1(\mathbb{R})$ space: $$\hat{f}(\xi)=\int_{-\infty}^\infty f(x)\, e^{-2\pi i x\xi}\, dx.$$ We then have the following properties: ...
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### fancy about inverse discrete Fourier sine and cosine transform (i.e. Fourier sine and cosine series)

In order to find $f(x)$ so that $F(u)=\sum\limits_{x=0}^\infty f(x)\sin\dfrac{\pi ux}{L}$ and $F(u)=\sum\limits_{x=0}^\infty f(x)\cos\dfrac{\pi ux}{L}$ , we can borrow the idea from Fourier sine ...
Here is an unknown luminosity function $f(x,y)$ and its integration results: \begin{align*} p_{i,j} &= \frac{1}{\Delta_{i,j}}\iint\limits_{D_{i,j}} \! f(x,y) \, dx \, dy,\\ \Delta_{i,j} &= ...
### Fourier transform of $\log x$ $|x|^{s}$ and $\log|x|$
Can anyone provide or give an expression in the sense of distribution theory for the functions $|x|^{s} , \log|x|$? I mean I would like to evaluate the Fourier transform \$ ...