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tuning

An MRI term for the process of adjusting the transmitter and receiver circuitry on an MR scanner so that it provides optimal signal performance at the Larmor frequency. A properly tuned scanner produce images with higher signal-to-noise ratios and is more diagnostically versatile.

tun·ing

(tūning)
Adjusting the length of the stroke made by an electronically powered dental instrument.
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The success of adaptive tuning has enabled the technology to be incorporated in more products that are being introduced to the market.
In addition, it was able to provide optimal performance by fine tuning loops more precisely than auto-tune features, and provided stable control through set point and load changes.
For a particular mode, the tuning range is determined by the amount of this perturbation.
Disc ferrite materials are based on the control of the magnetic field and lead to a substantial tuning range of 250 MHz at 8 GHz while maintaining a high resonator unloaded Q (greater than 1000).
Microchip's innovation, exemplified by the programmable antenna tuning and adjustable input sensitivity in the MCP2030 AFE, enables designers to address many of the challenges they face in designing wireless authentication applications," said Art Eck, senior product marketing manager with Microchip's Analog and Interface Products Division.
Adaptive Learning simplifies and accelerates speech grammar development and tuning by mining call recordings for examples of how callers really speak.
With increasingly distributed development and testing teams, the process of creating and distributing reports for subsequent analysis by the appropriate experts means that weeks can pass before tuning opportunities are identified.
Performance testing and tuning is a team effort," said Joe Fernandes, director of Product Marketing for Web Test solutions at Empirix.
One station in particular demonstrated significant strength as the total number of people who tuned in to it at least once each day increased 65 percent (from 119,000 to 196,000) over pre-Thanksgiving tuning.
While committed listeners who spend more than 50 percent of their tuning time on these holiday music stations tends to be Caucasian, female and slightly older, the evidence shows that the holiday music format is attracting listeners from across the demographic spectrum.
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Hands-On Oracle Database 10g: Backup, Recovery & Server Tuning is valuable for database administrators and others interested in safeguarding Oracle 10g databases.