surface analyzer

surface analyzer

[′sər·fəs ‚an·ə‚līz·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument that measures or records irregularities in a surface by moving the stylus of a crystal pickup or similar device over the surface, amplifying the resulting voltage, and feeding the output voltage to an indicator or recorder that shows the surface irregularities magnified as much as 50,000 times.
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Endpoint Surface Analyzer Allows security professionals to monitor port exposure of endpoints, improving their ability to defend against malware and limit unnecessary vulnerabilities.
Considering that Class A surface quality was also a necessary performance requirement, the Ashland Laser Surface Analyzer (ALSA) was used as a quick screening tool for different formulations to assess surface quality.
Voith Fabrics sales/service representative Mike Garrick also suggested a roll surface analyzer and noted that digital cameras are especially useful for comparing wear from shutdown to shutdown.
ROSAN, the short name for the Road Surface Analyzer, will soon be available for market through an agreement between the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and a private company in South Carolina.
We are using the software for SMC processing, to accept inputs from daily activities, such as the use of the LORIA surface analyzer," Kusky says.
Contract award notice: purchasing an ultracentrifuge with accessories, a surface analyzer including accessories, a device for the determination of zeta potential and an ftir spectrometer.
is the first surface analyzer that can be taken to and inside its analysis site.
will discuss use of the LORIA surface analyzer to quantify improvements in molding, bonding, and topcoating of an automotive exterior panel that was produced in a 58-sec cycle time with no preheating.
Contract notice: Purchasing an ultracentrifuge with accessories, a surface analyzer including accessories, a device for the determination of zeta potential and an ftir spectrometer.
Contract notice: Bet surface analyzer measurements for determining the specific surface area and pore distribution of substances by sorption of gas.
Contract notice: Drying - bet surface analyzer measurements.
The physical process involved in SIMS is similar to that of other surface analyzer techniques: the sample's surface is probed with a highly collimated beam of particles or light, and detectors measure the response of the sample.
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