current decay

current decay

[′kər·ənt di‚kā]
(metallurgy)
In certain types of welding operations, controlled reduction of the welding impulse over a predetermined time interval to prevent rapid cooling of the weld nugget.
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Adaptive blanking time and various current decay modes, including slow, fast, mixed and auto-mixed decay, achieve a smooth profile to optimize motor performance.
Easy to use and highly configurable: SPI interface allows the customer to program the output current, micro-stepping mode, current decay mode and stall detection to reduce system complexity and simplify design compared to similar devices.
America might not be facing complete collapse, a la Rome, but Luce's narrative makes it clear that tremendous effort -- and plenty of luck -- will be needed to reverse its current decay.
HXT accelerated current decay, caused a left-shift in steady-state inactivation curve but had no effect on voltage-dependence of activation.
A]so of note is that HXT (3 [mu]M) inhibited Kv currents with a prominent acceleration of current decay (Fig.
HXT acted extracellularly to accelerate current decay
05), while a subsequent extracellular application of 3 [mu]M HXT caused a substantial inhibition by accelerating current decay (inactivation time constant at equilibrium = 0.
The heroes of the story do nothing other than renew the spirit of the founding by wresting American's true values from their current decay.
A long series of observations (mostly made before current awareness of in-ground decay issues) have led the authors to suspect that recent or current decay of urban organic deposits may be widespread.
Selectable current decay pattern (FAST/SLOW/MIXED decay modes) further enhances motor performance.
The ZXGD3104N8's proportional gate-drive operation guards against premature MOSFET turn-off as the drain current decays, thereby maximizing circuit efficiency and ensuring body diode conduction losses are minimized.