exponential decay

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Noun1.exponential decay - a decrease that follows an exponential function
decay, decline - a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
relaxation behavior, relaxation - (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
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Leases were forecast using a hyperbolic decline profile (b-value), and applying a limiting terminal exponential decline rate of 6% per year.
Following a halt to P fertiliser application, there was an exponential decline in [E.
For simplicity, take orlando scenarios for example, by analyzing the distribution of density of hot regions, we find that the density of hot regions satisfy closely an exponential decline by means of fitting methods, as shown in Fig.
This result is not particularly surprising as tumour cells at a distance greater than 100[micro]m from a blood vessel often degenerate and become necrotic as they require nutrients which diffuse from the blood vessels for continued growth, and a diffusional process is likely to result in a negative exponential decline in nutrients from the source.
Thirdly, the cost of LEDs is on an exponential decline, and efficiency is increasing faster than any other light source, and will soon challenge even linear fluorescent tubes when total fixture efficiency is taken into account.
0, our population would go into an exponential decline, and the problem is then to correct the decline in 30 years' time before you approach the point you want to stabilise at.
0 M mannitol deviated slightly from this general exponential decline.
1999), who suggest a monotonic exponential decline in soil production with increasing soil depth (Fig.