mass spectrum

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mass spectrum

[′mas ′spek·trəm]
(particle physics)
A plot of masses of elementary particles, including unstable states. Also known as particle spectrum.
(physics)
A display, record, or plot of the distribution in mass, or in mass-to-charge ratio, of ionized atoms, molecules, or molecular fragments.
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Figure 8a shows a different cracking pattern (sample 10-250 exposure to propanol), where cracks run along boundaries between the plasma polymer nodules.
Different failure features including cracking patterns and the delamination degree of these two TBCs are discussed according to the thermal cycling tests in the atmosphere.
In this first experiment we examined the effects of the fallow trial treatments on cracking patterns below the self-mulching layer.
Linking this with a good knowledge of construction techniques, the factors that distort cracking patterns and the key features of common causes of cracking, almost all cracks can be diagnosed quickly and with confidence.