Questions on the discrete and continuous Fourier analysis functions of Mathematica, as well as the FourierSeries` package.

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fourier frequency analysis for NDSolve of complex variable

i have a set of coupled equations for complex amplitudes c1 and c2, for which i'd like to find frequency and phases (and phase shift); i looked up for some nswers on the forum, but can't seem to find ...
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Animated Wave Propagation using Fourier & InverseFourier

This is a continuation off of previous help on the first part of my project: fourier issue arising from input miscommunication Now I want to go one step further in the current code. Here's the code ...
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Help with Fourier analysis and filtering of an image

I am starting with the following image: For the curious, it is an STM scanned image of graphite. I am hoping to find some kind of periodic structure in the image related to the honeycomb structure ...
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PeriodogramArray or PowerSpectralDensity?

could anyone explain what is the difference between PowerSpectralDensity[data,omega] and PeriodogramArray[data]? When I plot them (starting from the same set of data of course) I get two different ...
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Get Y-Axis of FFT in decibels

I am trying to make a plot of a sound file similar to Audacity's FFT plot which looks like this when the x-axis is on a log scale: My plot of the same sound file (below) has the problem that the ...
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Create periodic function from combining non-periodic functions [migrated]

I'm studying recurrent neural networks which often use tanh as an activator function which is not periodic. However in research and papers it's shown that these recurrent neural nets can exhibit ...
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FourierSinCoefficients extremely slow

I'm just playing with Fourier decomposition of periodic functions. We had a similar example with standing waves and cosines in class, so I tried to expand a triangle wave in sines. This is what I came ...
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Next highly composite number?

R language has this function 'nextn' (link) which computes the next highly composite number greater than a given one, which is used to find the optimal padding size for the subsequent FFT operation. ...
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Finding the dominant frequency in a large dataset with Fourier + periodogramm

I know there are dozens of questions about how to extract the correct frequency out of data, however I probably don't interpret my data correctly, or do not apply those answers correctly. Problem I ...
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What's the correct way to shift zero frequency to the center of a Fourier Transform?

I'm trying to apply a Fourier transform of a one dimensional list of a time history of some quantity using the Fourier function. I'm interested in the frequency ...
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How to calculate the phase spectrum

I have the following frequency characteristics in the Fourier domain: $$H(\omega)=\frac{-\omega^2}{63170s^{-2}-\omega^2+355.1s^{-1}i\omega}$$ How do I find the phase spectrum from this? I should ...
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Changing Function Domain of Fourier Series

If I write FourierSinSeries[x, x, 10] Mathematica will output the first 10 terms of the Fourier Sine Series f(x) = x defined for 0 < x < Pi. How do I output the the Fourier Sine Series for ...
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How to approximate a given WAV file with trigonometric series?

I'd like (together with a few people) to prepare a presentation about Fourier series for middle/high school students. I thought it might be quite cool to play a violin sound from, say, a WAV file, ...
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Incorrect output from InverseFourierTransform

Bug introduced in 8.0.4 or earlier and fixed in 9.0.1 or earlier I am trying to compute the inverse Fourier transform of this expression ...
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Multidimensional Fourier PDE solution and and exact solution are scaled by $(2 \pi)^{2}$

I'm solving a partial differential equation (Stokes equation) in a periodic domain in three dimensions with fourier transforms. I'm using Fourier[] mathematica routines to perform the discrete ...
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Extracting out the Fourier modes of a series, and using these to reconstruct data series

I would like to extract the most important frequency modes from a data set which exhibits strong annual periodicity, as well as some (less) important shorter-term frequency components. The following ...
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Fourier Transform on a Sound

I don't really know much above Fourier Transform , or how it's used in Mathematica but I want to know how I can find out, out of which Sin-waves a (static) sound is made of. So for example I take "G" ...
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Discrete Fourier Transform of a vector defined on a 3D lattice

In my research I need to compute the Discrete Fourier transform of a vector defined on a 3D lattice (a cube) to the "reciprocal" lattice. This is quite new to me so before proceeding i wanted to be ...
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Precision loss in FourierDCT

I have high precision data that I want to do Fourier transform with, but it looks like the precision is lost dramatically. ...
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Compare two shifted signals

I have one set of original data (signal A) and a second set of derived data (signal B) which was computed from A by position rotation (circular shift). Here are the data for the signals (A and B): ...
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How to filter my signal?

As you can see, my signal is superimposed by an other sinus which has a slightly longer frequency. I would like to filter this out. I think I can do the filtering process, but there is one step that I ...
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Using 2D Fourier transform of an image to detect typical wavelengths

I am new to Mathematica, and I have read this post to understand how to perform Fourier transform on an image. My mission is to extract information on the typical distance between the black patches in ...
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The inverse Fourier transform of a rather complex function

I am using Mathematica 7.0 and trying to find the Fourier transform of a rather complex function g. The function g is defined by ...
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Periodogram for irregularly spaced data

I am trying to replicate some existing work on the length of the cycles in certain economic data. Specificially, I am using the Schularick and Taylor (2012) data set to replicate the periodogram shown ...
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Workarounds for a possible bug in the linearity of FourierTransform

This is somewhat similar to this question, except the problem I am encountering is to do with Fourier transforms of scalar multiples of functions and their derivatives. I wish to input ...
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Inverse Fourier Transform - wolfram alpha vs Mathematica 9.0

I'm facing an interesting problem. I'm trying to do this simple task: InverseFourierTransform[0.031622*Exp[0.4995ω^2], ω, t] Mathematica can't handle it for some ...
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Fourier Transformation of a List

As we know the FourierTransform goes a function of t ,for example, f[t] to ...
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InverseFourierTransform of simple function takes forever

i'm quite new to Mathematica. I'm trying to do something along the lines of: ...
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Finding periodicity of multidimensional data?

I have a data set consisting of measurements of an $n$-dimensional vector $\mathbf{x}(t)$, at $N$ distinct time points $t_i$. The time points $t_i$ are equally spaced. I need to find the dominant ...
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Discrete Fourier Transform with x axis data?

Usually, Fourier Transform in mathematica is supplied by y data only, like the famous Sin[x] transform example. What if my data is a list of ...
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Inverse Fourier transform to get real function [duplicate]

I have got a sampled complex function, $H(\omega)$ and know that its inverse Fourier transform has to be real function $h(t)$, which means that $H(-\omega)=H^{\ast}(\omega)$ has to be fulfilled. If we ...
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Inverse Fourier transform

I am dealing with an inverse Fourier transform of a sampled complex function, $H(\omega)$. I want to obtain a real transformed function $h(t)$, which means that $H(-\omega)=H^{\ast}(\omega)$ has to be ...
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Why this gives 0?

fixed in 10.0.2. Why this gives 0? I am in shock, it should be Sinh[x]. FullSimplify[I InverseFourierTransform[FourierTransform[Cosh[t],t,w]/w,w,x]]
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Correct fourier scaling and high-resolution frequency identification

I have a dataset of amplitude versus time $(t,A(t))$ and I need to extract the dominant frequency and amplitude, and also get the amplitude at one other specific frequency. My data looks like this: ...
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problem using FourierTransform

I'd like to make a fourier transform of equation: ...
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Approximating The Fourier Transform

Eq.(1)$$f(z)=\frac {k}{2\pi}\int_{C}F(\theta)e^{ikz\cos \theta} \,d\theta$$ for $$|z|\le l$$ and the side condition Eq.(2) $$0=\frac {k}{2\pi}\int_{C}F(\theta)e^{ikz\cos \theta} \,d\theta$$ for ...
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How to keep computing Hilbert transforms until I find the right one

I would like to get mathematica to arbitrarily plug in pairs of functions to the Hilbert transform operation, and to stop as soon as it gives me a pair of Hilbert transforms that obey certain ...
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Trouble with Fourier transform of Exp[-Sqrt[x]]

First time trying to do something "real" in Mathematica, I am having trouble getting it to calculate this Fourier transform. It runs for a long time, then just prints the input expression. ...
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Why is my Fourier transformed matrix rotated?

After Fourier transforming and shifting the zero frequency of a matrix, my outcome is rotated by 45 degrees from what it should be. Can anybody spot why? ...
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How to create a 1D vector by selecting a straight line in a given angle of 2D array

Suppose I have an image created by the code provided below. I want to select a line (1D vector) $ \left(y-y_{0}\right)=n\left(x-x_{0}\right) $ from the output image (2D matrix) by specifying $n$ and ...
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2D Fourier transform of a few (4) disjoint discs on a plane

I'd really appreciate some advice. Short Version I'm trying to calculate the following $$ ...
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2-Dimensional NFourierTransform

Mathematica FourierSeries package contains the NFourierTransform function for calculating 1-D Fourier integral numerically. ...
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Mathematica does not calculate inverse fourier transformation or the convolution of two functions

I am trying to take convolution of a Gaussian function with an exponential function. Mathematica couldn't calculate it. ...
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calling CUDA library functions

Mathematica has some predefined CUDA functions, like CUDAMap, CUDAFourier, etc. My question is how can one call functions which are part of CUDA library but not part of predefined Mathematica ...
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Why does Fourier give a shifted frequency?

I have a signal that I want to identify the frequencies in it, I used the Fourier function but I can't get the frequency correctly. Here is a simplified example: ...
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Proving (self) similarity with Mathematica - Reccurrence Plots, Similarity Plots etc

I posted this question in math.se but given the sheer tumultuous number of questions that keep appearing on math.se and also given that I am trying to accomplish this in Mathematica, I thought I'd ...
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Prove an identity in quantum harmonic oscillator

Problem: In the context of quantum harmonic oscillator the eigenfunctions are given by: $ u_n(x) = (N_n/\sqrt{b}) H_n(x/b) \exp\left[-x^2/(2b^2)\right] $, where $N_n$ is the normalization factor: $ ...
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Fourier transform an expression to obtain a distribution?

I have this expression for the correlation function for a rigid rotating molecule: $G(\tau) = 4 \pi \int \omega ^2 P_2[\cos (\omega \tau)] P(\omega) \, \mathrm{d}\omega \quad [1]$ where $P_2$ is a ...