radio-frequency current


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radio-frequency current

[′rād·ē·ō ¦frē·kwən·sē ‚kə·rənt]
(electricity)
Alternating current having a frequency higher than 10,000 hertz.
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The most common heat-producing device is the electrosurgical unit, which uses radio-frequency current to cut and coagulate tissue, he said.
Some of these research that are included in this special issue are: advanced material tokamak experiments (AMTEX) for the development of reactor material as well as toroidal field ripple reduction, control technologies of magnetic fields for producing non-circular cross-section, confinement and electric field studies for H-mode improvements, compact toroid injection for plasma fueling, radio-frequency current drive and heating for long pulse operation and profile control, impurity reduction by closed divertor, and control technologies for divertor and boundary plasmas.
Locally inspired spa therapies include the signature 90-minute Sagay Regenerating Ritual, which uses seashells from the Visayan Sea, a 90-minute Hilot Ritual, which takes advantage of the ancient healing properties of warm tuba-tuba leaves, and even state-of-the-art Winback therapies, which harness radio-frequency currents to stimulate the body's natural healing response, rejuvenating the body at a cellular level.

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