Quaternion rotation biradial
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Consider the quaternion biradial (read “b by a”). The biradial is an operator that turns into as an operator on : . The biradial turning operation is a composition of a rotation and a scaling that rotates into the line of , followed with scaling by . If then and acts as only a rotation operator (a.k.a., a versor, rotor, or 2D spinor) in the -plane through the angle from to .
- Hamilton, Sir William Rowan (1853). Lectures on Quaternions: Containing a Systematic Statement of a New Mathematical Method; of which the Principles Were Communicated in 1843 to the Royal Irish Academy; and which Has Since Formed the Subject of Successive Courses of Lectures, Delivered in 1848 and Subsequent Years, in the Halls of Trinity College, Dublin: with Numerous Illustrative Diagrams, and with Some Geometrical and Physical Applications. Dublin: Hodges and Smith, Grafton-Street, Booksellers to the University. London: Whittaker & Co., Ave-Maria Lane. Cambridge: Macmillan & Co.