conversion length

conversion length

[kən′vər·zhən ‚leŋkth]
(physics)
The average distance traveled by an energetic photon in a given medium before it is converted into an electron and a positron through pair production.
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In addition, we aim to increase the biochemical conversion lengths from 24 bases to 40 bases and to develop strategies for simultaneous data processing and error correction.