28.1.16 Boltzmann

Function

y=\frac{A_1-A_2}{1+e^{(x-x_0)/dx}}+A_2

Brief Description

Boltzmann Function - produce a sigmoidal curve.

Sample Curve

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Parameters

Number: 4

Names: A1, A2, x0, dx

Meanings: A1 = initial value, A2 = final value, x0 = center, dx = time constant

Lower Bounds: none

Upper Bounds: none

Derived Parameters

The span: span=abs(A1-A2)

The concentration at half response: EC50=exp(x0)

Constraints

dx ! = 0

Script Access

nlf_boltzman(x,A1,A2,x0,dx)

Function File

FITFUNC\BOLTZMAN.FDF

Category

Origin Basic Functions, Growth/Sigmoidal