research instrument


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research instrument

a testing device for measuring a given phenomenon, such as a paper and pencil test, a questionnaire, an interview, a research tool, or a set of guidelines for observation.
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The transmitted email included a description of the study and the purpose of the research instrument.
The main portion of this research instrument contained descriptions of nine characteristics of the hypothetical student.
The new awards expand the platform by designing a research instrument definition format that would facilitate interoperability among popular electronic data capture (EDC) tools, such REDCap, Qualtrics, and Prometheus' own RexSurvey(TM).
Picarro also spoke of its intent to release a laboratory research instrument next year that would be suitable for diagnostics.
Research Instruments The best research instrument suitable for this project was identified as an open-ended questionnaire, developed separately for different types of target candidates, namely manufacturers, distributors, end users, and industry experts.
Each of the potential participants received a coded survey packet containing the following items: (1) Cover letter describing the study and an outline of the procedures to be followed; (2) The research instrument (a researcher created scale) entitled "An analysis of attitudes and perceptions towards gays and lesbians in corporate settings," and (3) A self-addressed stamped envelope was included for the convenience of the respondent to encourage greater participation (Dillman, 1978).
The new instrument provides the flexibility of a research instrument with the simplicity of an analyzer, at a price any laboratory can afford.
The research plan primarily consisted of the following: Research Instruments The best research instrument suitable for this project was identified as an open-ended questionnaire, developed separately for different types of target candidates, namely manufacturers, distributors, end users, and industry experts.
The other will be used in-situ on a research instrument designed for atomic layer etching where we want to measure the etch rates of single layers of graphene and/or boron nitride.
The life science research instrument business has been a driving force behind analytical instrument market growth over the last several years, resulting in new products, applications, markets and companies.
The ATA is a unique and flexible research instrument designed as a Large Number of Small Dishes (LNSD) array.

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