# Yuji Zhang

### Tufts University Medford

I'm a Ph.D. student working on nonlinear optics. I use Matlab to process experimental data and, the more complicated thing is, perform numerical simulation of light propagation based on partial differential equations.

Professional Interests: nonlinear optics

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display rescaled matrix as image: imagesc vs wcodemat

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number divided by vector

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is x' * x faster than x.^2 (x is a vector)

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access values in dataset

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how to see the script of build-in function?

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about axis ticks: how to set 10 ticks with 5 labels?

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why definition of sine transform is not consistent with FFT?

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the size of plot using "print"

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genvarname -> Index exceeds matrix dimensions.

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about gradient and diff

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doing derivative using diff(Y)/dT makes the vector shorter

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syntax of handle: f = @(X)find(X);

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"find" function doesn't work

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