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Elementary evaluation of certain infinite integrals involving Bessel functions


Authors: V. I. Fabrikant and G. Dôme
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 59 (2001), 1-24
MSC: Primary 33C10; Secondary 31B05, 33C05
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/1811092
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Abstract: Although it is known theoretically that certain infinite integrals of Bessel functions can be expressed in terms of elementary functions, the practical evaluation of such integrals was quite difficult due to the algebraic complexity of the expressions involved. A simple and elegant algebra is introduced here which allows these integrals to be calculated in an elementary way in terms of elementary functions. Some relationships are shown between the integrals involving Bessel functions and two-dimensional integrals over a circle of elementary functions involving distances between points. A comparison is made with existing results, and some of them were found in error (or were misprints).


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/1811092
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