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compensator

[kom′pənsā′tər]
a device used in radiotherapy to correct for irregularities in body surfaces by providing a differential attenuation of the x-ray beam before it reaches the patient. The result is a more uniform distribution of radiation dose in the tumor. Compensators are generally mounted on the collimator system of a teletherapy unit.
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Chapter Four Major Countries Static Var Compensator Market Status and Analysis 2009-2014
The compensator is held in place by a removable barrel nut.
The cathode with direct heating for power magnetrons of 800W has a thermal compensator get in back circuit of cathodic current.
Very few people were looking at the idea of compensators for radiation equipment in the late 1990s, according to Sweat.
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While certified divers need to learn to control their own buoyancy compensator, since this was an introductory dive, Sadler would swim by my side and do that for me.
Live Update can be used to change the firmware of an operating power supply, including the active compensator calculation code, while maintaining continuous regulation.
The North American market (comprising of United States and Canada) is further analyzed by the following Segments: Variable Compensation Equipment - Variable Series Compensation (Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor (TCSC), & Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC)), Variable Shunt Compensation (Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM), Static Var Compensator (SVC), & Synchronous Condenser (SC)), Variable Power Flow Controllers (Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC), Unified Power Quality Controller (UPQC), & Phase Shifting Transformer (PST)); Fixed Compensation Equipment - Fixed Shunt Capacitors, Fixed Shunt Reactors, and Fixed Series Capacitors.
62X39MM Comes with compensator, bayonet lug and four 30 rd.
This unique compensator is manufactured with 16 ports, all angled forward, rather than rearward.