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Spherical Bessel Function

A solution to the Spherical Bessel Differential Equation. The two types of solutions are denoted $j_n(x)$ (Spherical Bessel Function of the First Kind) or $n_n(x)$ (Spherical Bessel Function of the Second Kind).

See also Spherical Bessel Function of the First Kind, Spherical Bessel Function of the Second Kind


Abramowitz, M. and Stegun, C. A. (Eds.). ``Spherical Bessel Functions.'' §10.1 in Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, 9th printing. New York: Dover, pp. 437-442, 1972.

Arfken, G. ``Spherical Bessel Functions.'' §11.7 in Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 3rd ed. Orlando, FL: Academic Press, pp. 622-636, 1985.

Press, W. H.; Flannery, B. P.; Teukolsky, S. A.; and Vetterling, W. T. ``Bessel Functions of Fractional Order, Airy Functions, Spherical Bessel Functions.'' §6.7 in Numerical Recipes in FORTRAN: The Art of Scientific Computing, 2nd ed. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, pp. 234-245, 1992.

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