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quality factor

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(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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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].
For large magnetization and high quality factor pickup coils, radiation damping may affect free induction decay signals.
All parameters of DuNE devices, including capacitance values, tuning ratio, quality factor, and power handling, can be changed by circuit design instead of materials engineering, making it very fast to spin new designs.
11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (AMEX: MOAT-Free Report ), iShares MSCI US Quality Factor ETF (AMEX: QUAL-Free Report ) and Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (AMEX: IBLN-Free Report).
The quality-based strategy is used for the iShares MSCI World Quality Factor UCITS ETF.
The index uses both growth and quality factors with the growth factor ranking based on long-term earnings growth expectations and the quality factor ranking based on three year historical averages for return on equity and return on assets.
As in other areas, Consumer Reports survey found scores edging downward in the quality factor, with Toyota, Honda, and Ford now sharing a three-way tie for the top spot and the top brands in general having less of an advantage in perceived leadership.
The db x-trackers Equity Quality Factor UCITS ETF (DR) uses the quality-based strategy.
The most recent prototypes of the filters and slot antennas show good performances, and the unloaded quality factor (*2) of the resonator of the filters is 700.
4 Auto Calculation Of Phase Angle , Dissipation Factor, And Quality Factor.
Provider willingness to commit to the target schedule takes into account the quality factor evaluation of tenders.
Made in Germany is always a key quality factor around the world especially in Eastern European, Latin American, Asian, and Arabian markets.

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