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Computation of Fresnel Integrals. II

Published

Author(s)

Klaus Mielenz

Abstract

This paper describes an improved method for computing Fresnel integrals with an accuracy better than 1X10-9, based on a known approximate formula for a different integral. Outside the range of validity of this formula, Taylor series expansions are used to obtain the Fresnel integrals to a similar degree of accuracy.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
105 No. 4

Keywords

computation, Fresnel integrals, numerical approximations, series expansions

Citation

Mielenz, K. (2000), Computation of Fresnel Integrals. II, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 20, 2024)

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Created August 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017