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anneal

[ə′nēl]
(engineering)
To treat a metal, alloy, or glass with heat and then cool to remove internal stresses and to make the material less brittle. Also known as temper.
(genetics)
To recombine strands of complementary deoxyribonucleic acid that were separated by heating or other means of denaturation.

anneal

To take the brittleness out of metal, plastic or certain carbon composites. Performed in the preparation of new products or in their restoration, annealing is accomplished via a heat treating process.
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In order for these specific primers to anneal, the template material must be single-stranded (ssDNA).
For those handloaders who need to anneal a big bunch of cases, Ken Light Manufacturing offers the BC 1000 Automatic Case Annealer.
A common variant of these tests consists of a 4 hour anneal at 155[degrees]C, intended to simulate one year of storage at room temperature.
When the furnace batch completes, he pulls it out and swings the turntable to load the next batch, cutting load/unload time to five minutes between anneals.
Working with SEMATECH, we have demonstrated that high-pressure anneals are both effective and manufacturing-worthy approaches to high-k/Si interface defect passivation.
This amplification efficiency approaches that of PCR, and with similar specificity as defined by the need for two primers to anneal to matching target sequences.
He added: "Slimmer nanorods, by virtue of their smaller diameters, require less heat to anneal.
Applied's millisecond anneal technology will enable us to successfully fabricate our customers' most advanced device designs," said Dr.
Laser anneal system for forming ohmic contacts by the metal sintering on the back (C side) of the SiC wafers and for doping agent activation of implanted ions in the back; Annealing only on the backside, no significant temperature increase on the front side, in particular for thinned wafers with a thickness in the range of less than 100 m; Clean room compatible (cleanroom class 100); Manual handling of 4 "and 6" wafers (optional 8 "); UV laser (355 nm) with an output power in the range of 7-10 W; Pulse width
Cooperheat technicians will anneal the furnace within seven days after that.
Looking for a solution in heat treat, the foundry ramped the line back to normal production, shook the parts out hot and had the heat treating service anneal the castings into the desired hardness.
If you know how much to preheat, how much to stretch, and where to anneal," you can make a successful product, cautions Kevin Henderson, technical marketing manager at Avery Dennison's Engineered Films Div.