- Post's inversion formula
The statement of the formula is as follows: Let "f"("t") be a continuous function on the interval [0, ∞) of exponential order, i.e.
for some real number "b". Then for all "s" > "b", the Laplace transform for "f"("t") exists and is infinitely differentiable with respect to "s". Furthermore, if "F"("s") is the Laplace transform of "f"("t"), then the inverse Laplace transform of "F"("s") is given by
for "t" > 0, where "F"("k") is the "k"-th derivative of "F".
As can be seen from the formula, the need to evaluate derivatives of arbitrarily high orders renders this formula impractical for most purposes. With the advent of powerful home computers, the main efforts to use this formula have come from dealing with approximations or asymptotic analysis of the Inverse Laplace transform, using the
Grunwald-Letnikov differintegralto evaluate the derivatives. Post inversion has attracted interest due to the improvement in computational science and the fact that you don't need to know where the poles of F(s) lie, which make it interesting to calculate the asymptotic behaviour for big 'x' using inverse Mellin transforms for several arithmetical functions related to the Riemann Hypothesis.
* [http://www.rose-hulman.edu/~bryan/invlap.pdf Elementary inversion of the Laplace transform] . Bryan, Kurt. Accessed
June 14 2006.
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