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difforms[&^] - wedge product

Calling Sequence

&^(expr1, expr2, ...)

expr1 &^ expr2 &^ ...


expr[1], expr[2], ...


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The operator &^ represents the wedge product of differential forms.


Elementary simplifications are done on wedge products. For example, if a is a form of odd degree, then &^(a, a) is simplified to 0.


The operator &^ will distribute over + whenever possible. The preferred representation of &^ is a sum of wedge products. Otherwise, it may be necessary to apply expand, then simpform to an expression to reduce it to simplest form.




`&^`a,b,c+d &^ e



`&^`a,b,c+`&^`d,e,a &^ d



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