decay time


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decay time

[di′kā ‚tīm]
(physics)
The time taken by a quantity to decay to a stated fraction of its initial value; the fraction is commonly 1/ e. Also known as storage time (deprecated).
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The timing resolution is similar, but different, from the scintillation decay time.
It is also observed that the surface roughness and decay time constant measured by corona charging process show a direct correlation irrespective of level of damage caused due to surface discharge process under AC/DC voltages.
sup][18] Propofol slows the decay time of mIPSCs, showing that propofol might act at postsynaptic sites.
In [1] it was assumed that this mass distribution of for example the muon particles can not solely explain the muon exponential decay time distribution.
AqE] is its decrease in the decay time of CS, thereby accelerating myocyte relaxation (Fig.
The dipolar-dephasing decay time constants and the initial magnetizations are summarized for aromatic as well as aliphatic/cyclanic carbon signals in Table 4.
Combining its patented LimbSaver and Decay Time Modification System, the new pad displaces the shock magnitude produced when a gun is fired and shortens the frequency of when the recoil is felt.
Digital persistence mode (Models 199C and 196C only) helps to find anomalies and to analyze complex dynamic signals by showing the waveforms' amplitude distribution over time with multiple intensity levels and user-selectable decay time.
Dismantling of the irradiated elements could take place after a 30-year decay time, either in 2019, counting from the final shutdown, or in 2027, counting 30 years' safe enclosure.
FREDs are gamma-ray bursts with the simple temporal structures they ideally contain one broad pulse for which the decay time is longer than the rise time.
The exponential decay time, or ring-down time, of the photons is affected by the sample's gas molecules.
They only differed in their initial photoluminescence intensity value by about 40 times, which corresponds to a decay time of about 40 ms in good accordance with published data (e.