refractivity


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refractivity

[‚rē‚frak′tiv·əd·ē]
(electromagnetism)
Some quantitative measure of refraction, usually a measure of the index of refraction.
The index of refraction minus 1.
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The DACS-CO algorithm has higher efficiency and accuracy than the other three algorithms in the retrieval of atmospheric refractivity parameters.
Several hours after the storm the PWV values decrease to about 15 mm and low refractivity values on the 3D tomographic map are also noticed (not shown).
The first formula defines the linear relationship between osmolality, [phi], and refractivity as measured on a reference scale:
Typical propagation ray profiles under these refractivity conditions are as shown in Figure 1.
From Equation (1), we see that the radio refractivity consists of a dry and wet part [9-12]:
The modified refractivity is used considering the flat earth, which is related to the refractivity by
The main goals of this paper were to analyze the dependences of average value of the radio refractivity N in different time of day in Vilnius on the seasons of the year in the years 2005-2010, and to determine the vertical radio refractivity gradient over Vilnius.
Placing dense heterochromatin in the center of the nucleus raises the refractivity index--the degree to which the material decreases the speed of light through it.
The Lorentz-Lorenz equation, which is also known as the Clausius-Mossotti relation and Maxwell's formula, relates the refractive index of a molecule/material to molar refractivity.
4] Hopfield HS, "Two--quartic tropospheric refractivity profile for correcting satellite data", Journal of Geophysical research, 74(18): 4487-4499.
It appears that the host factors responsible for allowing replication of virus molecules within them will determine the susceptibility or refractivity of a species to transmit the disease to human hosts.
ow] calculated by Hansch's method (CLogP) and the molar refractivity calculated by Hansch's method (CMR) were calculated using Web applications provided by Daylight Chemical Information Systems (Aliso Viejo, CA, USA).