half-wave


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half-wave

[′haf ¦wāv]
(electricity)
Pertaining to half of one cycle of a wave.
(electromagnetism)
Having an electrical length of a half wavelength.
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For example, a possible solution for obtaining smooth sine half-wave current of EVA (excluding high-frequency ripple) using a resonant half-bridge switching power converter is given in detail into reference [20].
For each buckling half-wave number i, there is a corresponding critical buckling load [([F.
The center bottom of the inner half-wave ring is shorted to ground through short high-impedance sections and a ground via, modeled by inductors [L.
The dependent variables were the posttest results of the four units on electronics topics related to diode circuits: half-wave rectifier, half-wave rectifier with filter, full-wave rectifier, and Zener diode.
Tally across a smoldering stump and gave him a brief, half-wave.
Engineers might take a shortcut and rectify AC power with a half-wave or full-wave bridge and apply the rectified signal to a DC coil.
The circuit consists of a pure sine voltage source, a diode (1N4148), and a resistor as a load, and represents a simple half-wave rectifier circuit.
Recently a quantitative structure-activity relationship was proposed, linking the lipid peroxidation (LPO) inhibitory effects of flavonoids to their half-wave potentials (E1/2) and lipophilicity (van Acker et al.
These results were then used to find iris dimensions that match the desired K values for an ideal half-wave filter derived from a six-pole, 0.
Yet when they came face to face for the first time, in the Top Of The Pops studio, all they managed was a half-wave.
he asks, raising his right hand in a friendly, almost embarrassed half-wave.