quality factor


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quality factor

n
(General Physics) a property of ionizing radiations that affects their ability to cause biological effects. For weakly ionizing radiations such as gamma rays it has value 1 whilst for alpha rays it is about 20. Former name: relative biological effectiveness
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JILA researchers used an ultra-stable laser to achieve a record level of synchronization between the atoms and lasers, reaching a record-high quality factor of 5.
The obtained output response was used to analyze the resonant wavelength, sensitivity and quality factor [17].
We compress these images by the toolbox of "Independent JPEG Group" (IJG) [21], using different quality factors (QF).
an accurate bill is also a quality factor in the DINESERV model).
Thus, at any quality factor used for lossy compression of the cloned image, an indicator of the corresponding blocks of clone and prototype images [B.
The angular pole-frequency and quality factor Q of the filter are given as:
2]: There is a significant relationship between customer trust in municipality employee, as a service quality factor, and customer satisfaction.
The data were content analyzed by the researcher, assisted by an independent "judge" in line with Gremler's (2004) recommendations, with the aim of classifying critical incidents within Johnston's (1995) framework of quality factor categories.
Mineral component quality factor was calculated as the ratio of activity of FGC-50 prepared using studied sand to the activity of FGC-50 prepared using sand of Volsky deposit, MPa [5].
Here, the quality of these signals is characterized by the well-established eye diagram, the quality factor and the probability of error (BER).
FDA also is publishing a final guidance document explaining how certain "eligible" infant formula manufacturers can demonstrate that their products meet the quality factor requirements of the final rule.

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