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potential difference

the difference in electric potential between two points. It represents the work involved in the release of energy by the transfer of a unit quantity of electricity from one point to another.
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This provides safety in case of a fault or electrical surge such as a lightning strike, and guards against disruptive potential differences between a modem rack and group of terminals.
In the case of the frog's leg nerve, or the squid axon, or neurons, the electrical phenomena associated with their actions originate from electrical potential differences established across phospholipid membranes, as stated above.
Part 3 Average and large body size for patients with long-term mechanical circulatory support devices 10 items, potential difference - 100%;
Gradient control wires "even out" pipeline and soil potential differences.
6] It shares with the slide wire the advantage of a continuous change of potential difference which makes interpolation unnecessary.
Users receive an estimated rebuilding time based on an input rate of return for accounts from the study with similar balances and contribution rates -- and shows the potential difference increased contributions to an account can make.
Avoid purchasing concrete products envisaged total amount of 100 000 000 EUR, amounting to 40% of the value of negative potential difference.
VX-770 resulted in a significant increase in FEV1, and significant changes in sweat chloride and nasal potential difference, important markers of CFTR function -
The crystal is set oscillating at its natural, resonant frequency by an applied potential difference.
Earlier studies of PTC124 in adults with CF evaluated nasal transepithelial potential difference (TEPD) as a surrogate for the presence and activity of the CFTR protein.
A unity-gain, differential amplifier is provided for remote voltage sensing, compensating for any potential difference between remote and local grounds.
Contact Potential Difference Imaging (CPDI) technology fills the capabilities gap between high throughput but chemically insensitive inline inspection tools and slow but chemically sensitive off-line analytical instruments," said Robert Bryant, Qcept's director of business development who will lead the Austin team.

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