Intel® Stratix® 10 Variable Precision DSP Blocks User Guide

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Date 8/13/2021
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8.3. Complex Multiplication

Complex numbers are numbers in the form of the following equation:

a + ib


  • a and b are real numbers
  • i is an imaginary unit that equals the square root of -1.
Two complex numbers, x = a + ib and y = c + id are multiplied, as shown in the following equations.
Figure 44. Equation for Two Complex Numbers Multiplication