passive element

passive element

[′pas·iv ′el·ə·mənt]
(electricity)
An element of an electric circuit that is not a source of energy, such as a resistor, inductor, or capacitor. Also known as passive component.
(electromagnetism)
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In addition, we find that the quality of downstream signals (1460 nm to 1530 nm) remains same even in the presence of monitoring signal (1625 nm to 1675 nm) and passive element FBG.
In that regard, social media is a passive element," the BMD statement read, elaborating on the benefits of social media, including its ability to create a path for citizens to seek their rights.
Another limitation of traditional thin film approaches is that until recently, the only additional passive element that could be cost effectively integrated on thin film was a resistor.
This is a single passive element in its own leaded or surface-mount package.
Whereas his youthwork, the Speeches on Religion, had emphasized the passive element in religion, the soul dissolved in a union with the universe, his later theology gives significant place to the active, ethical expression of the faith: in addition to being person-forming, faith is now seen to be community-forming, nation-forming, (human) race-forming, and even world-forming.
Previous generations of ECM viewed content as a passive element, according to Preston.
Furthermore, the historical development of jiao and rang may shed light on the functional status of jiao: as a passive element, rang appeared later than jiao (Ota 1987; Gu 1992).
Similarly, where Said pictures the "subaltern" as a passive element in colonial discourse, these writers demonstrate that intrepid political survivors, such as Maharaja Sayaji Rao III and Pasha Mehemet Ali, had a decisive say in the images they projected through western intermediaries.
I am Czech, German or French; the Czechs, Germans or French are best; the Czechs, Germans or French are always right; the one who is not Czech, German or French is suspect; I shall do what all Czechs, Germans or French do; I shall let myself be dissolved into the collective will of my tribe and sail through life as a passive element of it.
Design was not a true partner in the production, but a passive element that illustrated rather than illuminated the text.
These passive element values were used for all types of measurements.
Moreover, according to datasheets, the passive element tolerances of selected discrete components are 2 % and 5 %, which may also affect the precision of [f.

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