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K

 
kelvin; potassium (L. ka´lium).

K

1. Symbol for potassium (preceded by superscript number, indicates isotope); kalium; phylloquinone; kelvin; lysine; lysyl.
2. In optics, the coefficient of scleral rigidity.
3. In contact lens fitting, the radius of curvature of the flattest meridian of the apical cornea.

K

Symbol for dissociation constant; kinetic energy; luminous efficiency. See: Kd.

k

Abbreviation for kilo-; used with SI and metric units.

k

Symbol for rate constants , under constant or velocity constants , under constant.

K

Symbol for:
1. Equilibrium constant.
2. Karyotype.
3. Ketamine.
4. Kidney.
5. Kilobyte.
6. Kinetic energy.
7. Lysine.
8. Phylloquinone–vitamin K
.
9. Potassium Drug slang A regionally popular street term for PCP.

K

Abbreviation for kelvin.

K

Symbol for potassium.

k

Abbreviation for kilo-; lysine.

k

Abbreviation for rate constants.

K

The symbol for potassium; for temperature in the absolute scale; for kilo- as applied to many other units; and for the weight of large molecules in KILODALTONS.

K

  1. a symbol indicating the maximum number of individuals in the LOTKA-Volterra equations.
  2. abbrev. LYSINE.
  3. abbrev. KILODALTON.

k

Abbreviation for kilo-.
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where k is a Boltzmann's constant and T, the absolute temperature.
C = carrier power (dbm) Ni = injected noise spectral density (mW/Hz) fb = transmission bit rate (b/s) F = receiver noise factor k = Boltzmann's constant = 1.38 X [10.sup.-20] (mJ/[K.sup.o]) T = ambient temperature ([K.sup.o]) The UFX-BER series of instruments will automatically make corrections for the receiver noise factor and display the actual [E.sub.b]/[N.sub.o] or ([C.sub.o]+[N.sub.o])/[N.sub.o] once the transmission bit rate, room temperature and receiver noise figure, NF = 10 log(F), have been entered.
where k is Boltzmann's constant: 1.38 x [10.sub.-23] J/K.
Blackbody radiation and the loss of universality: Implications for Planck's formulation and Boltzmann's constant. Progr.
where [v.sub.1] is the number of network chains per unit volume (the crosslink density), [k.sub.*] is Boltzmann's constant, and [[Lambda].sub.1], [[Lambda].sub.2], [[Lambda].sub.3] the extension ratios in three directions.
In C, [Alpha] is the polarizability anisotropy of the statistical structural unit or rigid link, [[Eta].sub.0] is the mean refractive index, [Kappa] is Boltzmann's constant and [Theta] is absolute temperature.