filling factor


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filling factor

Etymology: AS, fyllan, filling; L, factor, a maker
a measure of the geometric relationship between a magnetic resonance (MR) imaging coil and the body. This relationship affects the MR signal-to-noise ratio and, ultimately, image quality. Achieving a high filling factor requires fitting the coil closely to the body, thus potentially decreasing patient comfort.
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Therefore, a linear and exponential filling factor functions f(x) are considered as follows:
The numerical simulations have been performed by changing the filling factor function, the depolarization factor, and the mixing model.
In Section 3, the influences of the ordinary-refractive index, extrordinary-refractive index, filling factor and plasma frequency on the properties of anisotropic PBGs for 3D PPCs with fcc, bcc and sc lattices are studied, respectively.
As we know, the dielectric sphere filling factor can be written as f = (4[pi][R.
As the clusters suffer constant splittings and modifications, whenever the number of students inside is greater than the filling factor, so do the attributes change, transforming a part of the old cluster in a better one (shelters students with higher levels of knowledge) or even a lower one (shelters students with lower levels of knowledge).
The exponent of the power laws increase with increasing filling factor, averaging 1.
The filling factor varies from position to position, depending on the pressure profile.
Description Machine settings Units Variable Independent (1) Chamber filling factor s variables (2) Mixer and rotor temperature s (3) Percentage of the filler and [%] oil addition (1.
Intermeshing rotors on the company's internal mixer are said to deliver improved performance over the previous generation of rotors in many aspects such as temperature control efficiency and increased filling factor.
This fact demonstrates that the intermeshing rotors work better even with low filling factors.