selective absorption


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selective absorption

[si′lek·tiv ab′sȯrp·shən]
(electromagnetism)
A greater absorption of electromagnetic radiation at some wavelengths (or frequencies) than at others.
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It was found from our study that the selective absorption of K+ over Na+ from medium was enhanced in both genotypes as NaCl level increased while its transport to leaves by roots decreased considerably in Q7 and slightly increased in Q9 reaching maximum at 200 mM.
ABSTRACT: A novel selective absorption of SO2 from a produced stream containing SO2, CO2, N2 and steam mixture with amine solution was investigated using an absorption/stripping columns in laboratory scale.
Asahi Kasei Kuraray Medical is the world's leading producer of devices and systems for therapeutic apheresis, including the Plasmaflo hollow-fiber separator for plasmapheresis and the Immusorba plasma component absorption column, utilizing its leading technologies of membrane separation and selective absorption.
And selective absorption of certain wavelengths has been utilized to make the curvature of the spectrum shape.
In contrast, color pigments--either organic or inorganic--provide color by selective absorption of light.
Stow explains that these Jews practiced a strategy of selective absorption of Roman Christian cultural elements, creating an ongoing limited acculturation that never went too fast or too far.
Then, the work is not a break with the patriarchy of Frank Gehry et al so much as a selective absorption of the lessons of his early work, which demystified construction by peeling away surfaces and critiqued the banality of wood stick/stud construction.
The function of the freshly charged column is to concentrate the extract passing through by selective absorption of water and, at the same time, wetting the fresh ground coffee in preparation for the extraction of the coffee flavor fraction in the following column.
Neptune's blue color is not due to methane oceans but to the selective absorption of methane gas in its atmosphere.