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complex conjugate

n.
Either one of a pair of complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in sign; for example, 6 + 4i and 6 - 4i are complex conjugates.
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complex conjugate

n
(Mathematics) maths the complex number whose imaginary part is the negative of that of a given complex number, the real parts of both numbers being equal: a ib is the complex conjugate of a +ib.
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Noun1.complex conjugate - either of two complex numbers whose real parts are identical and whose imaginary parts differ only in sign
complex number, complex quantity, imaginary, imaginary number - (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
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If we restrict the initial conditions of [a.sub.k] and the external force [F.sub.k] to have this complex conjugacy in the MMT model, the nonlinear energies based on the two auxiliary variables become identical, and we may be able to investigate the energy budget in more detail.