scintillation


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Synonyms for scintillation

sparkling, brilliant light

Synonyms for scintillation

(physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle

a rapid change in brightness

a brilliant display of wit

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the quality of shining with a bright reflected light

the twinkling of the stars caused when changes in the density of the earth's atmosphere produce uneven refraction of starlight

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Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Scintillation Counter by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), And Rest of World Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64
In this paper, I focus on that scintillators and scintillation detectors.
a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for healthcare, industrial and scientific markets, is pleased to announce that a well-established life sciences OEM based in Europe has selected its patented Lutetium Fine Silicate (LFS) scintillation crystals for a new line of high resolution positron emission tomography (PET)/ computed tomography (CT) medical imaging devices.
Abstract: In this paper, we investigate the disruptive effects of solar scintillation in Deep Space Networks (DSNs) and we apply Network Coded Cooperation (NCC) in DSNs to improve the throughput, the robustness and the security of the communication systems.
One of them are weather conditions along transmission path, manifested in the form of scintillation random fluctuations of the irradiation of optical beam caused by turbulences.
The new scintillation material LSI is three limes brighter than CLYC for gamma rays and 3.
Beddar and Beaulieu provide a comprehensive introduction to plastic scintillation dosimetry from basic radiation dosimetry concepts to plastic scintillating fiber optics.
Zecotek said its patented LFS scintillation crystals are known for their high light yields and ultra-fast decay times which allow for faster and higher-resolution operation of medical and industrial imaging devices including PET medical scanners.
Despite numerous applications of scintillation detectors in various industries, dispersion and afterwards, scattering of the produced optical photons are among the most important problems in their applications because it results in undesirable spatial resolution.
Scintillation can lead to power losses at the receiver, resulting in lower signal-to-noise ratios and eventually to fading of the received signal below a prescribed threshold [1].
Remote-sensing observations of the solar wind have been conducted for more than 3 decades at the Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory (STEL) of Nagoya University, using the interplanetary scintillation (IPS) method.
Samples are dried in 20-mL scintillation or other common vials and there is no need for a vacuum pump or a large supply of blow-down gas.
It also has a new concept map on the operation of a scintillation detector; clarification of energy resolution vs.
The legal action concerns Zecotek's US patent number 7,132,060, which covers the substances and chemical formulations used to grow lutetium fine silicate (LFS) scintillation crystals which are characterised by their combined high light yield and ultra-fast decay times and are typically used in medical scanning devices.
A new GNSS Ionospheric Scintillation and TEC Monitor (GISTM) receiver system from Novatel has been released that integrates the company's powerful OEM628 measurement engine with a high-quality, low-phase-noise, oven-controlled crystal oscillator.