If someone says "half-width" I do not know if they mean "full width half maximum" or "half-width half maximum" or even worse are they referencing the half maximum at all??? So I much much prefer FWHM
|From: Phys-l [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of David Marx
|Sent: Friday, August 24, 2012 1:42 PM
|Subject: Re: [Phys-L] Statistics question
|I would choose the full width at half-max over the shorthand half-width. The
|former is more descriptive. If there is a peak in a data set, one would
|measure the width of the peak at one-half the maximum value for the peak.
|On 24 Aug 2012 at 13:35, Paul Nord wrote:
|> Do you say "half-width" or Full Width at Half Max (FWHM)? And what does
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