axial gradient


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axial gradient

[′ak·sē·əl ′grād·ē·ənt]
(embryology)
In some invertebrates, a graded difference in metobolic activity along the anterior-posterior, dorsal-ventral, and medial-lateral embryonic axes.
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For a higher fuel concentration level the S-shaped axial gradients will be much steeper for ignition and also steeper for extinction since the catalytic combustion energy is released in the locations, in which an adequate temperature level is attained.
The Company has 16 patents, plus 12 more pending, associated with the process to manufacture GRADIUM glass, the world's only macro axial gradient index material, and packaging technologies for fiberoptic components.
The Company has 16 patents, plus 12 more pending, associated with the process to manufacture GRADIUM glass, the worlds only macro axial gradient index material, and packaging technologies for fiberoptic components.