Whittaker differential equation

Whittaker differential equation

[′wid·ə·kər ‚dif·ə¦ren·chəl i′kwā·zhən]
(mathematics)
A special form of Gauss' hypergeometric equation with solutions as special cases of the confluent hypergeometric series.
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However, the approaches taken by Natanzon [4], who constructed a class of the soluble potentials related to the hypergeometric functions, and by Bose [1], who discussed the Riemann and Whittaker differential equations, are different from Ishkhanyan et al.