Hi, What is the difference between the Gaussian function and the Gaussian distribution? Which one would represent the line profile of a spectral line? Thanks!
Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+
Originally Posted by astrofysikern Hi, What is the difference between the Gaussian function and the Gaussian distribution? Which one would represent the line profile of a spectral line? Thanks! As the Gaussian distribution is normalised so that its integral from -inft to +inft is one, you will want the Gaussian function where its height is a free parameter. CB
View Tag Cloud