Analytic structure and explicit solution of an important implicit equation

R. Hagedorn, J. Rafelski

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Abstract

The equation z=2 G(z)-exp G(z)+1 (and similar ones obtained from it by substitutions) appears in connection with a variety of problems ranging from pure mathematics (combinatorics; some first order, nonlinear differential equations) over statistical thermodynamics to renormalization theory. It is therefore of interest to solve this equation for G(z) explicitly. It turns out, after study of the complex structure of the z and G planes, that an explicit integral representation of G(z) can be given, which may be directly used for numerical calculations of high precision.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)563-578
Number of pages16
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Volume83
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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