NSOM


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NSOM

[′en‚säm or ¦en¦es¦ō′em]
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The NSOM based classification will be done in two levels and the accuracy of the classification will be enhanced from the first course-grained level to the second fine-grained level.
The NSOM based retrieval improved precision in comparison with other retrieval systems.
Section IV presents a sample NSOM based retrieval session to show how the retrieval system works.
Although other configurations are possible, NSOM is commonly carried out today by using a very thin probe, usually a drawn optical fiber with a narrow tip.
The basic architecture of an atomic force microscope (AFM) and an NSOM are very similar--the probe is the essential difference, and some systems are designed to perform either measurement type.
NSOM is so valuable in that it can perform chemical spectroscopy at a finer scale.
Under the NSOM contract, ASWS' and ASRC Aerospace's roles complement the support ASRC Federal Holding Company provides to multiple Department of Defense (DOD) customers.
Basically, we can take a microscope, add a disposable microfluidic device, and beat the capabilities of an NSOM at a fraction of the cost and complexity.
But NSOMs are complex, delicate and expensive pieces of equipment, and the presence of the tip disturbs the interaction between the probe and the sample, distorting the image.
Harris will continue to deliver superior IT operations and maintenance services to the NSOM program.
The initial contract for the NSOM program was awarded in January of 2008 and contained a six-month base contract and six one-year options for a total potential value of $416 million.