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Helmholtz

Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von . 1821--94, German physiologist, physicist, and mathematician: helped to found the theory of the conservation of energy; invented the ophthalmoscope (1850); and investigated the mechanics of sight and sound
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helmholtz

[′helm‚hōlts]
(electricity)
A unit of dipole moment per unit area, equal to 1 Debye unit per square angstrom, or approximately 3.335 × 10-10 coulomb per meter.
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The Helmholtz Association is Germany's biggest scientific organization, comprising several centres internationally recognized for their top-level health research, including the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the DKTK's core centre.
It is measured in 1/3 octave frequencies before and after the placement of Helmholtz resonators in the conference room.
This is the Helmholtz free energy for a one-dimensional harmonic oscillator asymmetric potential ([F.sub.new]), as already derived.
Helmholtz in a loud tenor, singing the first-cornet part when the first cornetist, florid and perspiring, gave up and slouched in his chair, his instrument in his lap.
For the exact calculation of magnetic induction value in any point inside Helmholtz coils it is necessary to use Bessel functions.
The Danish company has been notified that the court has received a request for arbitration from Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, based on two old agreements from 1994 and 1997 between the companies regarding a collaboration on certain recombinant vaccines.
So if Herr von Helmholtz can stay away, along with everyone else of the same views, so much the better for Wales.
The electronic performance of the stabilization was tested with a sinusoidal stimulation of the test coils (which have the same geometry as the Helmholtz coils) and using one fluxgate in the centre of the apparatus as feedback sensor.
"Our research is targeted towards clarifying how the different aspects of this question interrelate, and making detailed recommendations on the sustainable management of water as a fundamental natural resource," says Professor Jurgen Mlynek, President of the Helmholtz Association.
"As long as you're willing to work at it, so am I," said Helmholtz gamely.
The Natural and the Normative: Theories of Spatial Perception from Kant to Helmholtz. A Bradford Book.