absorption loss

absorption loss

[əb′sȯrp·shən ‚lȯs]
(civil engineering)
The quantity of water that is lost during the initial filling of a reservoir because of absorption by soil and rocks.
(communications)
That part of the transmission loss due to the dissipation or conversion of either sound energy or electromagnetic energy into other forms of energy, either within the medium or attendant upon a reflection.
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The phase shift of a propagating mode in such switching devices will be studied in two cases: neglecting absorption loss and including absorption loss; The phase shift of a propagating mode in a lossless waveguide can be expressed as
The insertion loss (transmission) and absorption loss of barium niobate sample were measured by the rectangular waveguide reflectometer setup shown in Figure 6.
A dangling bond at the grain boundary causes absorption loss that contributes significantly to transmission loss.
Meanwhile, the overall absorption loss of the SRR metamaterial enhances.
Such wide absorption widths and high absorption loss peaks indicate that it has wide application as microwave absorbing material.
where R and A are the reflection loss and the absorption loss in decibel (dB), respectively.
We hope to develop food products that have benefits in terms of reducing fat absorption loss in tasty products people want to eat," he said.
Absorption loss can be enhanced using absorber materials inside the enclosure.
The effective mode indices values for the proposed fiber at different wavelengths are obtained using the simulation results and the absorption loss values are calculated [13] using the expression, [alpha] = 8.
where B is a term which take into account the loss caused by multiplereflection inside the shield, R is the reflection loss, and A is the absorption loss.
Conventional polycarbonate is one type of excellent polymer materials in the visible wavebands (400-700 nm), but its application in optical communication devices is limited because of its high absorption loss characteristic in the infrared waveband (11).
R = total reflection loss * A = total absorption loss, and * B = re-reflection loss.