absorption factor

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Noun1.absorption factor - (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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We plot the outage probability as absorption factor for the proposed PC-OPA strategy.
Contrary to the absorption factor, the real part is invariant under time reversal and is thus related to the reversible magnetization process and stays in phase with the oscillating staggered magnetic field.
According to Ramm methodology (Ramm, 1966) the effectiveness of the operation of the absorber and calculation of number stages is performed based on the absorption coefficient [phi] and the absorption factor A.
For the degree of exposure, drug strength per dose (in mg) was multiplied by the number of doses per year and an absorption factor reflecting the method of administration (0.6% for oral, 100% for IV).
The accepted method of quantifying the dose of UV radiation is a double integral of the intensity of the light source multiplied by an absorption factor and a spectra quantum yield over both time and wavelength.