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packing fraction

n.
The difference between the isotopic mass and the mass number of a nuclide, divided by its mass number, often interpreted as a measure of stability.

packing fraction

n
(Nuclear Physics) a measure of the stability of a nucleus, equal to the difference between its mass in amu and its mass number, divided by the mass number
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Molex combines design support, fiber production and assembly of high fiber count, high packing fraction bundles in the same location for significant cost savings.
Assuming that the granular waste is relatively spherical, the space volume between the balls is determined by the packing fraction of the balls.
max] is the maximum packing fraction and [[eta]] the intrinsic viscosity of the filler.
2, which basically consists of a dielectric or air cube (host matrix) of thickness a with the metallic inclusion of spherical shape having a packing fraction p = 0.
To balance the advantages and disadvantages of fine particles, coarse particles can be introduced to the electrode composition to control the overall packing fraction and preserve contact between the electrolyte and electrodes (Sato, Journal of Power Sources, 1998; Choi, et al, journal of Power Sources, 2006).
Density, strength, packing fraction, particle size, and percent of floaters are controlled.
The packing fraction for this state is about 64 percent.
The energy change produced by packing together subatomic particles in a nucleus was called the packing fraction.
With the introduction of Positron's Attrius cardiac PET scanner, the issues surrounding sensitivity of PET imaging like size of detector, distance from patient, detector encoding scheme, parallelism of the electronics, and packing fraction are greatly reduced," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Prasanna Kannan.
The best fit with experimental data was obtained for the maximal packing fraction [f.
This is illustrated in table 5 for light and medium trucks using two-cord constructions and assuming an 85% linear cord packing fraction.
The researchers also demonstrated that this packing fraction seems to determine the onset of dilatancy, an important property of granular materials such as sand.