absorption index

absorption index

[əb′sȯrp·shən ′in·deks]
(optics)
The complex index of refraction may be written as n (1 + ik); the coefficient k is the absorption index. Also known as index of absorption.
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Through the assessment and comparison of different indexes such as transfer factor (TF), enrichment factor (EF), and the absorption index, the ability of Ricinus communis L.
The results in Table 2 showed that in treatment levels of cadmium, the absorption index of Cd has been different in different plants.
The absorption index of cadmium in the second harvest is the same as the first harvest.
So that in treatment levels of Cd in first and second harvest the importance of stem and leaves seemed to be more than Inflorescence in metal absorption index.
The maximum absorption index of Cd is done when the weight of dry substance of the shoot organs increases and its number is higher than the control group.
The researchers used response surface methodology to analyze the effect of die temperature (140 C to 160 C), screw speed (150 rpm to 200 rpm) and pomace levels (2% to 10%) on specific mechanical energy (SME), die pressure, water absorption index (WAI), water solubility index (WSI), gelatinization, in vitro starch digestibility and the glucan content of the extrudates.
According to Comerica's Auto Income Absorption Index, it took 30.
The Auto Income Absorption Index is based on median family income divided by the total cost of an auto.
The scientists evaluated the dried material for its functional properties, such as rapid viscosity, water absorption index (WAI), water solubility index (WSI) and fat absorption index (FAI).
24 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first half of 1993, the affordability of new cars improved by seven-tenths of a working week versus the same period a year ago, according to the Auto Income Absorption Index compiled by Detroit-based Comerica Bank.
The investigators characterized the structural changes that the fibers underwent by measuring the water solubility index (WSI), water absorption index (WSI) and bulk density of the extrudates.