# Line shape

1. Aug 25, 2009

### Rajini

Hello PF members,
I curious to know some basic idea..why the line shape of nuclear decay is displayed as a Breit-Wigner (BW) profile (x-axis as energy and y-axis as intensity) ??.. or any $$\gamma$$ ray is often shown as a BW profile??

2. Aug 25, 2009