scattering layer


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scattering layer

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A concentrated, shifting layer of small to microscopic marine organisms that reflects and scatters sound waves, as from sonar. Also called deep scattering layer.
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London, January 27 ( ANI ): A geometrically-patterned light scattering layer designed by McCormick researchers could make solar cells more efficient and less expensive.
Instead of attempting to increase efficiency by altering the thickness of the solar cell's polymer layer - a tactic that has preciously garnered mixed results - the researchers sought to design the geometric pattern of the scattering layer to maximize the amount of time light remained trapped within the cell.
This amended model can be used only if the scattering layer is the uppermost pigmented layer in the multilayer composite coating.
ABSTRACT The sonic scattering layer (SSL) or deep scattering layer (DSL) of the eastern Arabian Sea of India is found in depths between surfaces to 750 m with varying thicknesses and in multiple layers.
Data on vertical distribution of temperature, salinity, water density, current speed, dissolved oxygen concentration, phytoplankton biomass, and sound scattering layers (mainly formed by fish schools) could be complemented by a traditional sampling on board a research vessel coming from time to time to visit the glider.