thin disk

thin disk

[¦thin ′disk]
(astronomy)
The youngest component of the galactic stellar population, still actively forming massive stars from molecular clouds and confined to within about 350 parsecs (1100 light-years) of the galactic plane.
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This provides compelling evidence that the halo stars most likely originate from the Galactic thin disk (the younger part of Milky Way, strongly concentrated towards the Galactic plane) itself.
All three shared a similar core design: a sealing medium in the form of a thin disk or plug, affixed firmly to the top of a bottle via a crimped metallic disk.
Jenoptiks solutions include for example laser beam sources with a reliable beam quality such as Jenoptiks green thin disk laser JenLas D2.
That's unusual, given that planets are supposed to all form together in a thin disk around their star.
James Feng and Charles Gallo proposed to model galaxy rotational curves by applying Newtonian dynamics to a rotating thin disk [18,19].
Imagine a thin disk of shining metal about five inches across.
The issue of conditions for the excitation of thin disk resonators suspended in free space, to our knowledge, has not been addressed in the literature, though form-factor dependencies of excitation spectra (form-factor is the ratio of disk radius R to thickness L) have been investigated when the excitation occurs [2].
The purpose of this paper is to consider time dependent thin disk of infinite extension made of a perfect fluid, i.
SAN technology and Thin Disk Provisioning are prevailing data storage technologies designed to meet the demands for flexibility and cost efficiency.
The ring comes out spanned by a taut, iridescent soap film in the form of a thin disk.
By virtue of its design, they predict that, "when it comes to precision welding, the future will most likely be dominated by the thin disk laser.