Term: SBO:0000332

Name

half-life of an exponential decay

Definition

Time taken by a quantity decreasing according to a mono-exponential decay to be divided by two. Sometimes called t1/2.

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   <lambda>
     <bvar><ci definitionURL="http://biomodels.net/SBO/#SBO:0000356">l</ci></bvar>
     <apply>
       <divide/>
         <apply>
           <ln/>           
           <cn type="integer">2</cn>
         </apply>
         <ci>l</ci>
     </apply>
   </lambda>
</math>

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Date of creation: 26 November 2007, 23:49
Date of last modification: 18 August 2010, 13:26

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