figure of merit

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a numerical expression representing the efficiency of a given system, material, or procedure

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To determine the effect of humidity on the dyes and on the figures of merit, most of the slides were stored in a desiccator per manufacturer specification.
The obtained figures of merit suggest the performance of the standard liquid scintillator NE 213 and the new plastic scintillator are comparable.
Unfortunately, these processes result in un-organized CNT arrangements whose figures of merit typically drop by an order of magnitude compared to what is measured in individual nanoparticles.
From this setup, we learn important figures of merit that enable in-depth device analysis, such as output power contours, power-added-efficiency contours, and load-dependent dynamic load lines.
Integrated Engineering Tools shall be developed that allow (1) to compose different subsystem architectures; (2) to predict reliably the figures of merit (e.
LoBrutto's main research directions include HPLC retention mechanisms, the influence of mobile phase modifiers on analyte retention and chromatographic figures of merit, and method development strategies for small molecules and proteins/peptides.
It is well known and well documented that those who achieve lower standardized test scores and who have lower figures of merit such as grade point averages, those who are the traditional beneficiaries of race-based programs, predictably and not surprisingly perform correspondingly and consistently poorly on bar admission examinations, both in Florida and elsewhere.
Figures of merit can provide a gauge for material performance when there are multiple properties that need to be balanced.
A letter in the August 15 News challenged my assertion that well documented that those who achieve lower standardized test scores and who have lower figures of merit such as grade point averages, those who are the traditional beneficiaries of race-based programs correspondingly and consistently score poorly on bar admission examinations, both in Florida and elsewhere.
Of course, there are many other possible classification schemes that could employ increasing levels of specificity by combining attributes or by deriving new figures of merit.
After an introduction and an overview of available materials, it discusses figures of merit for shielding configurations, the shielding effectiveness of stratified media, numerical methods for shielding analyses, apertures in planar metal screens, enclosures, and cable shielding.
Demonstrating industry-leading RF figures of merit, the MRF6VP3450H device offers the highest output power in its class for UHF applications while enabling system-level power reductions that can potentially save broadcasters thousands of dollars in operating costs.
It provides standard definitions for quantitative and qualitative metrics, which can be used for classification, as well as figures of merit in selecting an appropriate process and process options for a specific design application.
Explains how the details of a specific implementation influence the tradeoffs among various figures of merit.