prolate ellipsoid


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prolate ellipsoid

[′prō‚lāt i′lip‚sȯid]
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The relation (8) that is valid for spherical objects can be generalised for oblate and prolate ellipsoids [32].
Dependence of the maximal intensity of the EF in the vicinity of the conductive rod on its height h: 1 - numerical calculation by using the described approach; 2 - dependence [E.sub.max]=[E.sub.0] H/R; 3, 4 - analytical solutions for conductive prolate ellipsoid at a distance from the top l=0 (3) and l=R=0.1 m (4); 5-polynomial approximation of the curve I
Moreover, the use of prolate ellipsoid lenses do not increase neither the technological complexity nor the required computational resources during the antenna design process.
The curvature of the posterior portion of the RGP is described as a 'prolate ellipsoid'.
A bean resembles a prolate ellipsoid sliced in half along its long axis.
Before reaching that point, however, some rapidly spinning nuclei settle into a "superdeformed" shape, a prolate ellipsoid reminiscent of a more elongated football spinning about its short axis.
Moudrianakis and their colleagues report the basic eight-part assemblage of histone proteins is a "prolate ellipsoid" with a tripartite organization.