surface analysis

surface analysis

[′sər·fəs ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(computer science)
A procedure in which a computer program writes a series of test characters onto a magnetic data storage medium and then reads them back to determine the location of any flaws in the medium.
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It must be equipped with a chamber for measuring sarpes, A preparation chamber for thin films with standard surface analysis tools, A small preparation chamber for samples containing organic molecules and materials with low vapor pressure, And a load lock chambers module.
Inside the world-class X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) lab at Newcastle University Professor Peter Cumpson and other experts have been providing cutting-edge materials surface analysis to the UK academic community and industry for the past six years.
It provides food safety testing with a strong competence in microbiology, as well as surface analysis, for its clients primarily in the food retail and catering sectors and generates annual revenues in excess of EUR10m.
In sections on starbons, hydrothermal carbonization, characterizing porous carbonaceous solids, and commercialization, they consider such topics as the search for functional porous carbon from sustainable precursors, applying carbonaceous materials in separation science, hydrothermal carbon materials for heterogeneous catalysis, the bulk and surface analysis of carbonaceous materials, and microscopy and related techniques for analyzing porous carbonaceous material.
The 2D surface analysis is flow- and terrain-dependent, while the 3D version constitutes the baseline configuration implemented in AWIPS-II.
Lucideon also offers materials development and characterization, regulatory approval testing packages, cleanliness validation, process troubleshooting and failure analysis, using chemical, physical, mechanical and surface analysis applications.
Biolin Scientific has launched a high pressure chamber that enables surface analysis under experimental conditions typical of oil reservoirs.
To prepare the 13th section of the report, archaeologists GE[micro]khan Mustafaoy-lu and Uy-ur Day- conducted a surface analysis of the 26.
Surface analysis techniques and their use in assessing the level of cleanliness of cleaned components will be covered by Dr.
Among the topics are general linear models, cortical surface analysis, cosine representation of three-dimensional curves, persistent homology, and mixed effects models.
The surface analysis is the "weather map" we are used to seeing, depicting the location of pressure systems and fronts.
independent laboratory, with scientists experienced in spectroscopy, chromatography, mass spectrometry, thermal analysis, elemental analysis, microscopy and surface analysis.