cage effect


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cage effect

[′kāj i‚fekt]
(physical chemistry)
A phenomenon involving the dissociation of molecules unable to move apart rapidly because of the presence of other molecules, with the result that the dissociation products may recombine.
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He told MPs: "I had a telephone call from technical services yesterday to confirm that my crackpot theory was in fact correct and that telephone signal is suffering because of that Faraday cage effect.
The cage effect causes secondary wastage reactions including recombination of radicals to regenerate the initiator.
only 2 field cages per day), and the possibility of a cage effect was discounted as mating frequencies of treated and control males were similar in the 2 field cages.
Go for simple lace-ups or take on the dramatic thigh-high cage effect.
As well as using innovative techniques to optimise the circuit designs, new ultra-low power wireless protocols and patent-pending techniques make it possible to overcome the Faraday cage effect and transmit data through steel walls.
THIS PAST WINTER, the Hunter College art program mounted "Notations: The Cage Effect Today" in its Times Square Gallery on far-west Forty-First Street.
She wore a pearl-colored strapless princess paneled dress overlaid with tulle creating a cage effect.
The pairing of the rotating electrode and the counter electrode without ionizing needles results in an extremely high transfer efficiency; the counter electrode eliminating back ionization and reducing the Faraday cage effect.
Conditions may have also varied within the same islet as evidenced by a significant cage effect on both development time ([F.
First, the likelihood of a cage effect with this design is substantially lower than in the traditional cage, which has both a top and four sides, because horizontal water flow was not restricted and other predators were free to move in and out of the cage.
In addition to the clip cage effect on initial Rubisco activity, the results for controls corroborated the soluble protein data (Fig.
The cage effect has been attributed to the primary free radicals, generated from the decomposition of the initiator, being unable to escape out of the "cage" of the reaction mass (primarily, monomers) surrounding them.