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KIAM Preprint № 235, Moscow, 2018
Authors: Kalitkin N.N., Kolganov S.A.
The Fermi-Dirac functions. Direct calculation of the functions
Abstract:
The paper presents methods for direct calculation of the Fermi-Dirac functions with a given accuracy. For functions of the integer index, this problem is solved with the help of formula connecting functions of positive and negative arguments. For the function of the half-integer index values of the argument are divided into three areas: negative arguments, where the fast converging series is used; large positive arguments, where asymptotic expansion is used; the intermediate region, where direct numerical integration is used. In the latter case of the constructed formula have exponential ( i.e. very fast ) convergence. The properties of such quadrature formulas are investigated. A nontrivial method is found for calculation of integral Fermi-Dirak function. The problem of triple integral calculation comes to calculation of double integral by quadratures with exponential convergence. These methods permit to calculate the Fermi-Dirak functions economically with relative accuracy 10-16 for arbitrary values of argument
Keywords:
Fermi-Dirac functions, calculation of functions, exponentialy converging quadratures
Publication language: russian, pages: 29
Research direction:
Mathematical problems and theory of numerical methods
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