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Imaginary part of complex number


Y = imag(Z)



Y = imag(Z) returns the imaginary part of each element in array Z.


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Find the imaginary part of the complex number Z.

Z = 2+3i;
Y = imag(Z)
Y = 3

Find the imaginary part of each element in vector Z. The imag function acts on Z element-wise.

Z = [0.5i 1+3i -2.2];
Y = imag(Z)
Y = 1×3

    0.5000    3.0000         0

Input Arguments

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Input array, specified as a scalar, vector, matrix, or multidimensional array. imag operates element-wise when Z is nonscalar.

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
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See Also

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Introduced before R2006a