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Full Width at Half Maximum to Standard Deviation converter

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Function for converting Full Width at Half Maximum (FWHM) of a signal to the standard deviation


Updated 26 Nov 2016

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This function can be used for directly converting the full width at half maximum (FWHM) to the standard deviation of a peak.
s = FWHM./(2*sqrt(2*log(2)))

One input arguments: 'FWHM'
One output argument: 'sigma'

FWHM : Full width at half maximum
s : Standard deviation

Input syntax: sigma = fwhm2sigma(FWHM)

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James Raj

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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