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

@article{Deakin1982TheDO, 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}, year={1982}, volume={26}, pages={351-381} }

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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