An expression of the extent of a function, given by the difference between the two extreme values of the independent variable at which the dependent variable is equal to half of its maximum value. Note 1: FWHM is applied to such phenomena as the duration of pulse waveforms and the spectral width of sources used for optical communications . Note 2: The term full duration at half maximum (FDHM) is preferred when the independent variable is time .
FULL WIDTH AT HALF MAXIMUM (FWHM)
Meaning of FULL WIDTH AT HALF MAXIMUM (FWHM) in English
Telecommunication standard terms English vocab. Английский словарь стандартных телекоммуникационных терминов. 2012