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scipy.special.wofz

scipy.special.wofz(z) = <ufunc 'wofz'>

Faddeeva function

Returns the value of the Faddeeva function for complex argument:

exp(-z**2) * erfc(-i*z)

See also

dawsn, erf, erfc, erfcx, erfi

References

[R591]Steven G. Johnson, Faddeeva W function implementation. http://ab-initio.mit.edu/Faddeeva

Examples

>>> from scipy import special
>>> import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
>>> x = np.linspace(-3, 3)
>>> z = special.wofz(x)
>>> plt.plot(x, z.real, label='wofz(x).real')
>>> plt.plot(x, z.imag, label='wofz(x).imag')
>>> plt.xlabel('$x$')
>>> plt.legend(framealpha=1, shadow=True)
>>> plt.grid(alpha=0.25)
>>> plt.show()
../_images/scipy-special-wofz-1.png

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