Bessel functions of complex argument

David Lowry-Duda david at
Thu Mar 23 20:37:28 CET 2023

On 10:43 Thu 23 Mar 2023, Riccardo Messina wrote:
>I am really new to both MPFR and GMP. My current problem is the 
>evaluation of Bessel functions J and H(1) for complex argument with 
>multiple precision. I have seen the implementation of J in MPFR for 
>real argument but, if I am correct, this function has not been 
>developed in GMP for complex arguments. Could you please confirm to me 
>that this is the case? Do you have any suggestions on how to proceed? I 
>guess that "generalizing" the function defined in MPFR to complex 
>arguments is not that straighforward...

Yes, I think that's correct. But I'll note that Bessel functions are 
implemented in arb

and one could translate that back to this scenario.


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