amplification factor

amplification factor

[‚am·plə·fə′kā·shən ‚fak·tər]
(electronics)
In a vacuum tube, the ratio of the incremental change in plate voltage to a given small change in grid voltage, under the conditions that the plate current and all other electrode voltages are held constant.
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Previous Neustar research, DNSSEC: How Savvy DDoS Attackers Are Using Our Defenses Against Us, determined that the average DNSSEC amplification factor for a DNSSEC signed zone was nearly 29 times greater than the initial query.
Besides the resonance frequency itself, the amplification factor (Q) and damping are also important factors.
Nowadays, various methods have been applied to evaluate the local strain field distribution state and its amplification factor.
According to Romero and Carvalho, (5) the amplification factor, the ratio of the relative amplitude of the film thickness oscillation to a given periodic disturbance, for the gap oscillation is almost 3-5 times stronger than other types of disturbances.
The amplification factor is plotted in figure 2 for two values of r and is compared with the exact amplification factor of the solution.
This technique relies on two unfortunate realities: firstly, around a half of service providers do not implement filters at the edge of their network to block traffic with a 'forged' (spoofed) source IP address; secondly, there are plenty of poorly configured and poorly protected devices on the Internet providing UDP services that offer an amplification factor between a query sent to them and the response which is generated.
One of the basic requirements was to assure that the amplification factor of the circuit is linearly proportional to the controlling voltage.
The description includes a theoretical solution for the wave equation, derivation of a transfer function that relates bedrock acceleration to surface acceleration, calculation of a response spectral acceleration and computation of an amplification factor.
Amplification factor (F): the ratio of sensor output to true velocity pressure.
However, in a one-hour reaction, it can still yield 107 or greater amplification factor.
The ITER experiment aims to produce the world's first "burning plasma," in which thermonuclear reactions will produce net energy for the first time (with a projected amplification factor of ten).
com)-- Today Datalight demonstrated the next release of its Reliance Nitro file system that greatly reduces the write amplification factor in flash-based storage media.