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IEVref:102-02-10ID:
Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: imaginary unit
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Symbol: j
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Definition: complex number j represented by the pair of real numbers (0, 1)

Note 1 to entry: The complex number represented by the pair (a, b) can also be represented by a+jb MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadggacqGHRaWkju gibiaacQgakiaadkgaaaa@3D03@ .

Note 2 to entry: The imaginary unit j and its opposite −j are the two square roots of −1.

Note 3 to entry: In electrotechnology, the symbol j is preferred to the symbol i, usual in mathematics and other fields.


Publication date:2008-08
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Internal notes:2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO
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