discrete spectrum


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discrete spectrum

A pattern of data distribution that consists of a series of isolated spikes or clusters of data, which are often integer multiples of a fundamental frequency (harmonic), rather than a continuum of data.
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If the discrete spectrum of the IG is present in the current and voltage curves, conditions (1) and (2) take the following form:
evaluation of residual sums for the integrals on the continuous spectrum (14) is reduced to the evaluation procedure for residual sums of the discrete spectrum (3).
The prime divisibility of N = pn, in which p is a prime factor of N, defines sets of S-trajectories which form different sequences of mass-values m of the discrete spectrum (6).
Definition 1 Assume that L in (4) has a discrete spectrum, say [{[[lambda].
Technically, it is created by different rules than a discrete spectrum.
The unit's software then numerically optimizes the number of relaxation/retardation modes used in the analysis, thereby generating a discrete spectrum of relaxation or retardation times but the fullest information comes the suppliers of this instrument, Bohlin Instruments Ltd of Unit 6, The Corinium Centre, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, tel:0128 564 4407.
It can be seen that the differential curves are polymodal and have a number of maxima which are related to the discrete spectrum of strength levels [[sigma].
3/2] + free electron; b) discrete spectrum terms represented by the (jj coupling) formula ([p.
We define the Weissenberg and Deborah numbers for each material in terms of the longest relaxation time in its discrete spectrum, [[Lambda].
7] If the spectrum must come from current allocations, the next step in the process of solving the puzzle is to determine whether shared or discrete spectrum will be used.
The simulator samples the modulation envelope of the carrier in time and calculates the discrete spectrum of the carrier and its harmonics at each envelope time sample.
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