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metastable

[¦med·ə′stā·bəl]
(psychology)
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The precipitation reaction supersaturated a - a + b is usually produced by quenching the specimen from a high temperature where its equilibrium structure is a single solid solution to a low temperature where the solid solution is only metastable.
2016): Influence of cutting edge geometry on deformation induced hardening when cryogenic turning of metastable austenitic stainless steel AISI 347.
28] demonstrated that a large number of metastable needle-like precursors could be generated at high temperature (142[degrees]C) even above its equilibrium melting temperature ([T.
With locomotion, there are constant fluctuations in CoM relative to the BoS, which demand metastable control (Figure 1).
Karpinskyy, "Fast digital TRNG based on metastable ring oscillator", Int.
Meteoric environment is characterized by pore fluid that is either supersaturated or undersaturated however mostly undersaturated with respect to metastable carbonate species aragonite and magnesium calcite (Bathurst 1975).
The core of the technique is the analysis of metastable states and using them to simplify the computational problem.
yttrium-Oxide Partially Stabilised Zirconia (y-PSZ) is a fully tetragonal fine-grained zirconia ceramic material made of 100% small metastable tetragonal grains (y-TZP) after the addition of approximately 2 to 3 mol% yttrium oxide (y2O3) as a stabilizing agent.
Another important aspect of flow through capillary tube is the existence of metastable region between subcooled liquid region and two-phase region.
4] do not exist as individual phases and obviously are metastable with rather long equilibration times.
Xenon-133m, a metastable isotope needed to pin down the fissile material type, has a half-life of just over two days.
He is best known for his work on metastability, starting with his pioneering work first published in 1972 that described the behaviour of synchronizer circuits in the MU-5 computers, and continuing through the design of numerous, novel synchronizer circuits, and developing laboratory technique for observing metastable circuit behaviours.