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## traveling wave

[′trav·əl·iŋ ′wāv]
(physics)
A wave in which energy is transported from one part of a medium to another, in contrast to a standing wave.
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Vibration measurement on this mechanical model demonstrated the traveling wave-like features, that is, tonotopicity, the frequency-to-place map, unsymmetrical filtering (the shallow slope at the low-frequency side of the peak but steep slope at the high-frequency side), and slow traveling wave phase.
In Lin  and Pan , the authors studied the asymptotic spreading of (1) if [tau] = 0, in which one species spreads in the minimal wave speed of traveling wave solutions.
 demonstrated the application of the improved F-expansion method with Riccati equation to obtain exact traveling wave solutions of (11).
The wavefront is detected when the initial traveling wave first reaches M-side and N-side, denoted as M1 and N1.
From , we see that the planar traveling wave front [phi] of (4) satisfies
Decoupling of currents in traveling wave induction heating.
This power grid has been used by previous authors for the analysis of traveling wave relays without FACTS devices .
By Theorem 3.10 in Liang and Zhao  and the argument given on the pages 2758-2759 of Fang, Wei and Zhao  we obtain that the minimal traveling wave speed for (3.18) is given by [inf.sub.[mu]>0] [lambda]([mu])/[mu] where [lambda]([mu]) is the principle eigenvalue of the characteristic equation
Suppose that u = [phi]([xi]) is a traveling wave solution for (9) for [xi] [member of] (-[infinity], [infinity]), [lim.sub.[right arrow]- [infinity]][phi]([xi]) = [alpha], and [lim.sub.[xi][right arrow][infinity]][phi]([xi]) = [beta], where [alpha] and [beta] are two constants.
In the paper, analysis of traveling wave phenomena in a GSM tower struck by lightning has been presented.
Kory, "Diamonded-studded helical traveling wave tube," IEEE Trans.
Traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) are important microwave devices widely used in radar, electronic warfare and communication systems [1,2].

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