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Such effects can cover macroscopic distances in conductors ( including as radio antennas ), since the wavelength of radiowaves is long, by human scales.
The limit for long wavelengths is the size of the universe itself, while it is thought that the short wavelength limit is in the vicinity of the Planck length, although in principle the spectrum is infinite and continuous.
Half wavelength long wires or strips of conducting material, such as chaff, are very reflective but do not direct the scattered energy back toward the source.
The normal three kinds of light-sensitive photoreceptor cells in the human eye ( cone cells ) respond most to yellow ( long wavelength or L ), green ( medium or M ), and violet ( short or S ) light ( peak wavelengths near 570 nm, 540 nm and 440 nm, respectively ).
Light of these wavelengths would activate both the medium and long wavelength cones of the retina, but not equally — the long-wavelength cells will respond more.
The ultrasound does not interact directly with molecules to induce the chemical change, as its typical wavelength ( in the millimeter range ) is too long compared to the molecules.
This became clear when plotting the Rayleigh – Jeans law which, while correctly predicting the intensity of long wavelength emissions, predicted infinite total energy as the intensity diverges to infinity for short wavelengths.
And conversely, when momentum ( and thus wavelength ) is relatively well defined, the wave looks long and sinusoidal, and therefore it has a very ill-defined position.
However, visible light has too long a wavelength ( typically, 5500 angstroms ) to observe diffraction from crystals.
In most cases the important instabilities are long wavelength, global modes, because of their ability to cause severe degradation of energy confinement or termination of the plasma.
Spectral holes vary in width depending on the characteristics of the optical fiber in question and the power of the burning signal, but are typically less than 1 nm at the short wavelength end of the C-band, and a few nm at the long wavelength end of the C-band.
A metal screen reflects radio waves as well as a solid metal sheet as long as the holes in the screen are smaller than about one-tenth of a wavelength, so screens are often used to reduce weight and wind loads on the antenna.
# using a stable optical source, at the wavelength of interest, to drive a mode scrambler, the output of which overfills ( drives ) a 1 to 2 meter long reference fiber having physical and optical characteristics matching those of the fiber under test,
This is possible since low bass frequencies have a long wavelength ; hence there is little difference between the information reaching a listener's left and right ears, and so they cannot be readily localized.
These are often called blue, green, and red cones but more accurately are short, medium, and long wavelength sensitive cone subgroups.
An optical filter could correctly be called low-pass, but conventionally is described as " longpass " ( low frequency is long wavelength ), to avoid confusion.
Regarding the dependence of wave velocity on wavelength or frequency ( dispersion ), low-frequency phonons of long wavelength will be limited in relaxation length by elastic Rayleigh scattering.
Furthermore, the secondary radiation from lighter elements is of relatively low energy ( long wavelength ) and has low penetrating power, and is severely attenuated if the beam passes through air for any distance.
Atoms are deformed into long cylinders thinner than the quantum-relativistic de Broglie wavelength of an electron.
So practical transmitting antennas are extremely electrically short, a small fraction of a wavelength long.
Because of their long wavelength, low frequency radio waves can diffract over obstacles like mountain ranges and follow the curvature of the Earth.
The main cause is that the extremely long wavelength gravity waves that transport the water don't travel fast enough to keep up with the earth's rotation.
Densities of conserved quantities, and in particular their long wavelength components, thus are slow variable candidates.

long and response
This project was developed in response to traffic congestion on Boston's historically tangled streets, which were laid out long before the advent of the automobile.
In the gospel of John, the account of the Last Supper has no mention of Jesus taking bread and wine and speaking of them as his body and blood ; instead it recounts his humble act of washing the disciples ' feet, the prophecy of the betrayal, which set in motion the events that would lead to the cross, and his long discourse in response to some questions posed by his followers, in which he went on to speak of the importance of the unity of the disciples with him and each other.
And the second course of action led to my going to Pakistan a month or so after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, for the purpose of coordinating with the Pakistanis a joint response, the purpose of which would be to make the Soviets bleed for as much and as long as is possible ; and we engaged in that effort in a collaborative sense with the Saudis, the Egyptians, the British, the Chinese, and we started providing weapons to the Mujaheddin, from various sources again – for example, some Soviet arms from the Egyptians and the Chinese.
Integrated NATO Air Defense System or INADS was the NATO response to the Russian development of long range bombers in the 1950s.
" Or Wittgenstein may indicate such a response by beginning with a long dash, as he does before the question above: — But what is the meaning of the word ' five '?
Examples include phosphatidylinositol ( 4, 5 )- bisphosphate ( PIP < sub > 2 </ sub >), that can be split by the enzyme Phospholipase C into inositol triphosphate ( IP < sub > 3 </ sub >) and diacylglycerol ( DAG ), which both carry out the functions of the G < sub > q </ sub > type of G protein in response to various stimuli and intervene in various processes from long term depression in neurons < ref > to leukocyte signal pathways started by chemokine receptors .< ref >
If the scan time was too long, the response of the PLC to process conditions would be too slow to be useful.
scene was partly a response to a sense that many participants in the early punk scene were, in the words of The Business guitarist Steve Kent, " trendy university people using long words, trying to be artistic ... and losing touch ".
Construction of a new port had long been under consideration in response to the projected growth of port traffic in the latter part of the twentieth century.
* In response to NASA research confirming 2010 tied for the warmest year on record, James Hanson, Chief Climate Scientist and Director, Goddard Institute for Space Studies at NASA, stated: " if the warming trend continues, as is expected, if greenhouse gases continue to increase, the 2010 record will not stand for long.
Furthermore, in the long run potential competitors can enter or exit the industry in response to market conditions.
It was common etiquette for a long typing user to stop when intermingling occurs to see the listener's interrupting response.
In response to the publication of Thomas Mann's The Black Swan, Adorno penned a long letter to the author, who then approved its publication in the literary journal Akzente.
He stated that he believed that only a direct response model — in which the return on investment of individual ads was measured — would prove sustainable over the long run for online advertising.
That is, to ensure that the throughput and / or response times after some long period of sustained activity are as good or better than at the beginning of the test.
In response, the government argued that Congress does indeed have the latitude to retroactively extend terms, so long as the individual extensions are also for " limited times ," as required by the Constitution.
Older monitors with long response times would create a smear or blur pattern around moving objects, making them unacceptable for moving video.
", to which the response is made " Enterprise, what we got back didn't live long, fortunately ".
Another feature of the long march from Concord was the urban warfare technique of using buildings along the route as additional cover for snipers, which provoked the logical response from the British force — destruction of the buildings.
Canaanite civilization was a response to long periods of stable climate interrupted by short periods of climate change.
It is thought that the magnificent hammer-beam roofs of England were devised as a direct response to the lack of long straight seasoned timber by the end of the Medieval period, when forests had been decimated not only for the construction of vast roofs but also for ship building.
While the original southern response to the Wilmot Proviso was measured, it soon became clear to the South that this long postponed attack on slavery had finally occurred.
In Hong Kong, champerty and maintenance were long thought to be obsolete both as a crime and a tort, but these two principles have been revived in recent years in response to the prevalence of recovery agents which present problems quite different from the mischief which historically these rules intended to combat.
Since the end of the Cold War, Norway has developed a model to foreign policy known as the " Norwegian model ," the goal of which is to contribute to peace and stability through coordinated response among governmental and non-governmental Norwegian organizations ; acting as an honest broker in international conflicts ; an informal network of Norwegian individuals with access and credibility among parties ; and the willingness to take the long view in international issues.
And the second course of action led to my going to Pakistan a month or so after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, for the purpose of coordinating with the Pakistanis a joint response, the purpose of which would be to make the Soviets bleed for as much and as long as is possible ; and we engaged in that effort in a collaborative sense with the Saudis, the Egyptians, the British, the Chinese, and we started providing weapons to the Mujaheddin, from various sources again – for example, some Soviet arms from the Egyptians and the Chinese.

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