destructive interference


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destructive interference

a phenomenon that results when propagated waves are out of phase, so that maximum molecular compression for one wave occurs at the same point as maximum rarefaction for the second wave, causing the two waves to cancel each other out.
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Actually, tumor cells lose the capacity for destructive interference according to their loss of coherence.
Hong, "Influence of plasmon destructive interferences on optical properties of gold planar quadrumers," Nanotechnology, Vol.
The waves still recombine, but with destructive interference.
Constructive or destructive interference, that depends on the path-length between the wafer and the detector, results in very high accuracy depth measurement.
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman also said that the US airstrike is also a clear instance of the destructive interference in the region by the US administration, which seeks to change regional equations at specific junctures.
By carefully designing their device - by tuning the geometries - the engineers have created a plasmonic cloak in which the scattered light from the metal and semiconductor cancel each other perfectly through a phenomenon known as destructive interference.
16m) and both TVR and P-P FWA systems is considered due to the opportunity of sharing of a sub-band within UHF spectrum, which leads to destructive interference.
It is possible that destructive interference of the magnetic analytic signal across a tight fold structure may be masking the true potential of this area to host a substantial deposit of magnetite.
Without a coating, destructive interference reduces the light component, which is reflected on every air/glass interface or every interface between two transparent media of different refractive indices.
Destructive interference occurs when light of a specific wavelength is reflected from both the substrate/thin film interface and the air/ thin film interface.