mass shift

mass shift

[′mas ′shift]
(nuclear physics)
The portion of the isotope shift which results from the difference between the nuclear masses of different isotopes.
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Since 2000, there has been a mass shift in the Islamic world from the Thursday-Friday weekend to Friday-Saturday, leaving Iran at odds with practices elsewhere.
generate favorable mass shift in mass spectra; (b) modify fragmentation
The MOU sets out six areas of co-operation, including working together to support the people of Wales to enjoy more active, more equal and healthy lives, encouraging people to look after their own health and thereby take care of the health of future generations and supporting the drive for a mass shift in the public thinking about their health.
A mass shift from the private healthcare system to a publicly run vehicle is not something policymakers or private employers expected, but it is a real and unintended result.
15]N-labeled recombinant human serum albumin internal standard peptide LVNEVTEFAK monitored by multiple reaction-monitoring with a Q1 mass shift of +12, and the respective mass-shifted Q3 ions ([a.
Consequently, there would be a mass shift of enrollment from private coverage to the public plan," he said.
Quake warning: Seismologists have recorded a heavy mass shift that may increase the possibility of a powerful shaker in the western United States somewhere around Arizona which may .
A mass shift from chicken to veggie burgers by a solvent population would be something else.
Although a full argument backing the statement is more lengthy than I can go into here, I would hold that any mass shift from reliance on concentrated to dispersed energy must imply an increase in per capita labor or a drop in material well-being.
Meanwhile, electrically powered vehicles continue, but these are increasingly being seen as a stop-gap before the expected mass shift to LPG or the even newer combination of hydrogen gas and electric motor, a system that effectively skirts round the problem of limited range and lack of top end power.
With Sprint's recent announcement of a joint venture with four of the country's largest cable companies plus cable's ability to leverage networks to offer more kinds of on-demand content, Kagan forecasts that unless a mass shift to Web viewing takes place in the medium term, cable companies will stay in the game.
Critical to the strategy's success however, will be the need for a mass shift in environmental awareness and behavioural change across Wales as well as continued support, investment and deployment of emerging clean technologies on a large scale.