An iterative curve stripping and optimization program for fitting functions consisting of a sum of exponential terms to data using a microcomputer is presented. Examples of program output are given for biexponential and triexponential functions fitted to simulated data with Gaussian noise added. Advantages of using a microcomputer as an alternative to mini‐ and mainframe computers for such a purpose are identified. Application of the program to the determination of excited‐state lifetime measurements in sintered cadmium sulfide is described.
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Research Article| November 01 1988
Curve stripping and nonlinear fitting of polyexponential functions to data using a microcomputer
L. Kirkup, J. Sutherland; Curve stripping and nonlinear fitting of polyexponential functions to data using a microcomputer. Comput. Phys. 1 November 1988; 2 (6): 64–68. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.168313
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