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Topic: Dirac Delta Question
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Greg Heath

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Re: Dirac Delta Question
Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:43 AM
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"Bruno Luong" <b.luong@fogale.findmycountry> wrote in message <kgo84k$jt5$>...
> "M Antola" <> wrote in message <kgo5g8$amh$>...

> > In theoretical physics at least, one means with \delta(x), where x is a vector, the product \delta(x_1)\delta(x_2)\delta(x_3) .. and so on.
> OK

> >So the result is a scalar.
> This statement does not make sense. A distribution is NOT a scalar.
> Bruno

I think the biggest mistake is to even mention the words "function" and "value" when dealing with someone who does not understand the basic concept of distribution theory.


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