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Convert data plot from Cartesian to spherical coordinates

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I have data plot shown below where the 'x' and 'y' coordiantes corresponds to the cartessian coordinates sin(theta) cos(phi) and sin(theta) sin(phi). I would like to obtain a plot where the 'x' and 'y' coordinates are theta and phi. Is there a command in Matlab that performs this coordinate transformation? theta and phi are the spherical coordinates.


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Star Strider
Star Strider on 18 Sep 2020
See if the cart2sph function will do what you want.


Manushanker Balasubramanian
I tried cart2sph the image obtained is not right. In the initial data theta varies form -pi/2 to pi/2 and phi varies from 0 to 2*pi
Star Strider
Star Strider on 18 Sep 2020
It may be necessary to plot it with the surf function to see it correctly.
Beyond that, I have no idea what the problem could be.

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