Miscellaneous Properties of PSWFs

  • Andrei Osipov
  • Vladimir Rokhlin
  • Hong Xiao
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 187)


Prolate spheroidal wave functions possess a rich set of properties. In this chapter, we list some of those properties. Some of the identities below can be found in [13, 33, 64]; others are easily derivable from the former (see also [73]).


Integral Operator Orthonormal Basis Analytic Continuation Recurrence Relation Complex Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrei Osipov
    • 1
  • Vladimir Rokhlin
    • 2
  • Hong Xiao
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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