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Linear Inversion by the Maximum Entropy Method with Specific Non-Trivial Prior Information

  • V. A. Macaulay
  • B. Buck
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 39)

Abstract

Here we present the MaxEnt solution of an inverse problem in scattering physics, the recovery of a nuclear charge density from noisy and incomplete measurements of its Fourier transform. Prior information on the charge density is used to motivate a Fourier-Bessel expansion and in addition to restrict the space of feasible reconstructions sufficiently to produce a convergent error estimate.

Keywords

Form Factor Charge Density Maximum Entropy Error Band Linear Inversion 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Macaulay
    • 1
  • B. Buck
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Theoretical PhysicsOxfordUK

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