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diffuser

A device used to scatter light. It can be a reflecting surface (e.g. matt paint) or a transmitting medium (e.g. ground glass).
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To operate the diffuser, simply lift off the cover and place one of the included absorbent pads inside.
Key design variables considered were the diffuser inlet and outlet radii, diffuser and nozzle length, and the nozzle inlet and outlet radii.
Cook and Int-Hout (2009) explained that the unidirectional downward flow from laminar diffusers in a non-isothermal environment (such as in the operating room) accelerates as it approaches the surgical table which results in entraining the surrounding air into the sterile zone.
In terms of average retail price, candles grew by 2% to nearly $29, while diffusers increased by 7% to nearly $37, noted NPD.
In the base case analysis, both the supply diffusers and the return grille are located at the ceiling with the linear supply diffuser placed directly above the patient's head (Figure 1a).
Objecto, which offers a line of sleekly designed aromatherapy diffusers, has experienced sales growth of 50 percent a year in the three years since the line was launched on the U.
Within the scope of design assistance and supply service, Strulik was involved with building simulations, calculation of cooling loads, and proposals for type, location and air flow of diffusers.
Circular diffusers didn't show significant improvement compared to square diffusers.
Aerosol diffusers and those that contain hydrosols in lieu of essential oils are, however, considered to be relatively safe.
The effectiveness of annular axial diffusers worsens with flow separation.
The company has solved common product problems with Flow Science applied to slender rods (reeds), creating a totally-effective alternative to problematic reed diffusers.