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(physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation

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The actual result of the test is the difference between the measured heights [in mm] of the maximum deformation recorded on the comb gage in the form of deformed rods for the reference system (with no absorber) and the system with absorber.
A paper describing the team's solar absorber was published in the journal Advanced Optical Materials this month.
Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers: Theory, Design and Application, 3rd Edition
Potential licensees in the shock absorber accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Shock Latch on a worldwide basis.
By trapping sunlight with plasmonics, the solar absorber developed by our team can achieve higher efficiency levels.
By converting more of the solar energy that reaches the earth's surface into heat in a low-cost way, the solar absorber can help make sustainable technologies that rely on solar heat, like solar thermal technologies, more efficient and affordable, the Masdar Institute said.
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has introduced a new high-performance material that ensures that shock absorbers can reliably do their job, even in extremely low temperatures down to -40[degrees]F.
Comparing the described designs, the more preferred one is the vane absorber structure, since it is more compact, has less parts number, and is well positioned in the tracked vehicles boards' special recesses.
A 10-meter chamber specified to meet ANSI's [+ or -]4-dB NSA requirement at frequencies below 100 MHz was a particularly daunting project given the limited absorber technology available at the time.
Wendelin Marie Rich[8] studied ability of UV absorber to reduce fading of nylon coloured with acid dyes and concluded UV absorbers were more effective at reducing colour change on lighter shades.
The special feature of this new absorber is that it is activated when the packaged meat begins releasing juices on about the third day.
The complete fabrication process of paint-based metamaterial absorber is presented in Fig.
7] introduced metamaterials to create a thin absorber in the microwave band in 2008.
The design of resonant metamaterial absorber (MMA) with near unity absorption has attracted intense attention since Landy et al.
Radar absorber materials (RAMs) are generally coating materials that coat an object to reduce the backscattered power from the object which can be employed in many military and civilian applications.