Plate Theory and Extensions - The Gaussian Form of the Elution Equation > Page 42

 

Thus, substituting (w+n) for (v),

                                    

From Stirling's theorem,      

 

Substituting for n!,         

 

then                               

Now if x<1, Loge (1+x) can be expressed by the series

                             Loge (1+x)  =