travelling wave


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travelling wave

n
(General Physics)
a. a wave carrying energy away from its source
b. (as modifier): a travelling-wave aerial.
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Noun1.travelling wave - a wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wavetravelling wave - a wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave
undulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
solitary wave, soliton, soliton wave - (physics) a quantum of energy or quasiparticle that can be propagated as a traveling wave in nonlinear systems and is neither preceded nor followed by another such disturbance; does not obey the superposition principle and does not dissipate; "soliton waves can travel long distances with little loss of energy or structure"
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Alignment and functional tests of complete Travelling Wave Amplifiers.
FE analysis and experimental evaluation of the performance of a travelling wave rotary motor driven by high power ultrasonic transducers, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 160: 94-100.
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Zitterbart said that he was really surprised to learn that a travelling wave can be triggered by any penguin in a huddle rather than penguins on the outside trying to push in.
Qualitative methods of the oscillation theory can be applied to find the travelling wave solutions of the resulting ODEs and to investigate their properties [7-9].
The new RTS 6400 from RSS is a high-performance mono-pulse X-band combined optronics and radar tracking system that tracks out to 60 km using a wide-band travelling wave tube amplifier and Doppler signal processing.
The sleep slow oscillation as a travelling wave, Marcello Massimini
Contract Awarded for Supply additional high-power millimetre-wave travelling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs)
2) has a travelling wave solution along the following bottom profile (Clements and Rogers, 1975; Didenkulova et al.