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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-31 09:06:12

On Aug 31, 2006, at 10:50 AM, Andy Little wrote:

> "Deane Yang" <deane_yang_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:ed5ero$sbm$
>> Andy Little wrote:
>>> One way or another, presenting Maxwells Equations in the form of
>>> physical
>>> quantities is a goal of Quan.
>> This is a worthy goal. As a biased modern differential geometer,
>> my view
>> is that this would be a lot easier if you were to write Maxwell's
>> equations with respect to the Minkowski space-time metric and using
>> differential forms. A lot of stuff fits together in a more logical
>> consistent fashion when you do this.
> Well the real goal is to *somehow* model electric and magnetic
> fields, and
> similarly for aerodynamics in 3D space, or at least to make some
> very simple
> approximations to the reality.
> Though actually FWIW I'll probably limit my horizons to just a
> quan::complex for
> the moment :-)

Can't you just use std::complex<T> as value type in quan?

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