conformality

conformality

[‚kän·fər′mal·əd·ē]
(mapping)
The retention of angular relationships at each point on a map projection.
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A conformation number to quantify the degree of conformality in brachytherapy and external beam irradiation: Application to the prostate.
It serves up familiar fare with names including the likes of Mercator, Peters and Goode, for example, but stands out in delivering meaningful explanations and comparisons of conformality, equal area, deformation, convention, traditional projections (cylindrical, conic and plane) and so on through to mathematical projections (sinusoidal, homolographic, homolosine and orthophanic as well as interrupted and condensed).
Towards multidimensional RT(MD-CRT): Biological imaging & conformality Int J of Radiation Oncol, Biol, Phy: 2000:47(3); 551-560.
They are attractive because they enable the growth of thin films of high conformality and uniformity with an accurate thickness control.
Agility's dose conformality and leaf speed opens up possibilities to develop improved treatment plans.
6) shows how the conformality may be written in terms of difference quotients.
The antenna, was designed to exhibit a conformality of 20[degrees], the feeding was done by a coaxial cable ending in an SMA connector with an inner diameter of 1.
The goal of Alchimer's technology is to achieve both uniformity and conformality along high-aspect ratio surfaces, which are typically created by etching (deep reaction-ion etching, for example).
For treatment of various brain tumors, TomoTherapy plans were superior to conventional linear accelerator-based plans with regard to the homogeneity and conformality in planning target volume.
This motivation seemed greater than student motivation in prior semesters when we required them to simply memorizing basic facts about conformality.
Taylor thought in 1959, understood the so-called nautical triangle before 1560--that is, before the birth of Harriot, who later (1594 onwards) produced a complete mathematical solution, involving original work in conformality, the first known plain and twisted rectifications, inverse exponentials, interpolation, and so on.
Target cuing in visual search: The effects of conformality and display location on the allocation of visual attention.