scalar field

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Noun1.scalar field - a field of scalars
field - (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1; "the set of all rational numbers is a field"
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In view of construction, all 3D scalar fields are allowed to be formed by volume elements or units with such general significance.
Now that the Higgs boson has been discovered, it provides a possible 'portal' to physics at much higher energy scales through very small possible mixings and couplings to new scalar fields which may operate at these scales.
Krauss, a Foundation Professor in Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration and in Physics, and the director of the Origins Project at ASU, said that the Higgs boson has been discovered, it provides a possible 'portal' to physics at much higher energy scales through very small possible mixings and couplings to new scalar fields which may operate at these scales.
This category includes also the four-dimensional f(R), galileon, and five-dimensional Kaluza-Klein theories with scalar fields [6-12].
Thus, we modify the functional E(u,v) introducing the scalar fields [lambda](x,y) and [mu](x,y), resulting in:
On the other hand, computer simulations provide full three-dimensional spatial information of both the flow and scalar fields and temporally resolve the intermittency associated with turbulence and combustion.
In fluid dynamics engineering, it is important to understand both flow and scalar fields in a target domain.
Therefore the readership ranges from graduate students to professionals and the scope is necessarily fairly wide, covering such topics as Lagrangian formalism and the momentum picture, free scalar fields (including neutral scalar fields), arbitrary scalar fields, free spinor fields, free vector fields, and connotation relations for free fields.
Suggesting all types of scalar fields to be similar in physics and addable, we obtain the total scalar field in or around a type II superconductor,
It also produces color graphic representations of various data types, including vector and scalar fields, shapes, curves and markers, and generates a screen animation of a succession of color maps.
The studies explore mesh editing with an embedded network of curves, stochastic microgeometry for displacement mapping, curvature-based energy functionals, and subdomain aware contour trees for time-dependent scalar fields.
Some theories predict that alpha will vary in the presence of exotic scalar fields like those that are invoked to help unite the Standard Model with Einstein's theory of general relativity that describes gravitation.