reflection factor


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reflection factor

[ri′flek·shən ‚fak·tər]
(electricity)
Ratio of the load current that is delivered to a particular load when the impedances are mismatched to that delivered under conditions of matched impedances. Also known as mismatch factor; reflectance; transition factor.
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In this study, the level of contribution of buildings in reflecting traffic noise was calculated by means of a novel method named Building Reflection Factor (BRF).
In Figure 2, the magnitude of reflection factor for RHCP signal reduces when the incoming elevation angle increases in the case of single reflection.
That is, the ratio of reflected energy corresponds to the square of the reflection factor.
Therefore, the electromagnetic fields due to an inclined lightning channel are strongly dependent on the channel angle, the angle of the observation point and the ground reflection factor as well as other current and geometrical parameters.
If the attenuator has a reflection factor of 8 percent, the error every time the power level is doubled is approximately +0.03 percent.
Depending on the VNA and the coaxial calibration method used, the reflection factor can be measured with a guaranteed accuracy, as shown in Figure 2.
It achieves a maximum reflection factor of 0.85 to 0.9, (SWR of 12 to 19) and an RF reproducibility of 55 to 60 dB at 40 GHz.
The load pull test of microwave oscillators is a method that provides the maximum power and frequency pulling for all phases at a given SWR or amplitude of reflection factor. The test setup used is shown in Figure 1.
The tuners define the source and load impedance conditions at the center frequency with a precision on the order of [+ or -]0.005 reflection factor units.
Therefore, it is necessary to identify the facilitating reflection factors on clinical experiences according to real experience as it happened by nursing students.
And while we instinctively use body language to mitigate the effects of glare, we certainly can mandate steps to increase the reflection factors of our interior finishes and increase the size and contrast of our visual tasks to reduce glare, improve perception and conserve energy.
This Christian Religious Reflection Scale turned out to have Faith and Intellect Oriented Reflection factors that correlated negatively (Watson, Chen, & Hood, 2011).

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