The development of the Laplace Transform, 1737–1937 II. Poincaré to Doetsch, 1880–1937

  title={The development of the Laplace Transform, 1737–1937 II. Poincar{\'e} to Doetsch, 1880–1937},
  author={Michael A. B. Deakin},
  journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences},
  • M. Deakin
  • Published 1 December 1982
  • History
  • Archive for History of Exact Sciences
An earlier paper, to which this is a sequel, traced the history of the Laplace Transform up to 1880. In that year Poincaré reinvented the transform, but did so in a more powerful context, that of properly conceived complex analysis. Rapid developments followed, culminating in Doetsch' work in which the transform took its modern shape. 
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