Thin section

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a section or slice, as of mineral, animal, or vegetable substance, thin enough to be transparent, and used for study under the microscope.
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The results derived from thin-section petrography, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), MICP, NMR T2 relaxation time, and 3D micro-CT (u-CT) are compared to characterize pore space dimensions and types comprehensively.
We reported two surgery-proven cases of CSF rhinorrhea examined by magnetic resonance (MR) cisternography (Siemens, Berlin, Germany) and skull base coronal thin-section computed tomography (CT) scan (Siemens, Berlin, Germany) before surgical treatment.
It is, however, not certain whether this was an artefact of thin-section preparation, beam-induced reduction of Mn in soil thin sections (i.e.
In thin-section, kaolinite commonly shows a characteristic high relief and small black and white crystallites.
Finally, I made a thin-section from one femur, or thigh bone, for microscopic examination, and determined that the individual had lived to be five or six years old," he further added.
Reali-Slim thin-section bearings made by the Kaydon Corp.
New FS systems provide polyethylene fibers and thin-section materials with reportedly exceptional resistance to gas fade, excellent initial color, and a combination of long-term thermal and uv stability, in a phenolic-free stabilizer package.
He was instrumental in the development of a production process for thin-section ductile iron and the introduction of fracture toughness and dynamic tear testing to the malleable and ductile iron industries.
Some 16,00 mammograms and histologic sections illustrate the range of normal and abnormal breast tissue, and photomicrographs of large, thin-section pathology slides and subgross 3D pathology sections are correlated with mammographic images to explain why mammograms appear as they do.
A line of miniature thin-section turntable bearings, the Reali-Slim TT Series, is said to have several advantages.
The Reali-Slim TT Series is a line of miniature thin-section turntable beatings being introduced by this company.