half-width

half-width

Half the width of a spectral line, measured at half the height. In some branches of spectroscopy it is customary to use the term to mean the full width at half height. See also equivalent width; line profile.

half-width

[′haf ¦width]
(mathematics)
For a function which has a maximum and falls off rapidly on either side of the maximum, the difference between the two values of the independent variable for which the dependent variable has one-half its maximum value.
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step in rear extending over half-width side marker lights mud flaps in front and rear rear view camera system.
Lorentz half-width can be obtained as a function of air-broadened half-width [[alpha].
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The important but time-consuming process of focusing via the FHWHM ("Full Half-Width at Half Maximum") parameter proved very successful.