Prony's method for exponential lifetime estimations in fluorescence-based thermometers

Zhiyi Zhang; Grattan, K.T.V.; Youlin Hu; Palmer, A.W.; Meggitt, B.T.
July 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jul96, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p2590
Academic Journal
Proposes noniterative algorithms using Prony's method for the estimation of the exponential lifetime in fluorescence-based fiber-optic sensor systems. Evaluation of the use of Prony's algorithms using Monte Carlo simulations; Comparison of the performance of Prony's algorithms with that of Marquardt algorithms.


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