radiation pressure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n radiation pressure the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave
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Usage

In literature:

The effect of radiation from the instrument as pointed out will be to lower the temperature of the steam at the lower pressure.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
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In news:

Fluid from the radiator can reach 240 degrees under pressure, and it can explode if the pressure isn't gradually relieved.
Mancuso, an epidemiologist who battled political and scientific pressure as he sought to publicize the dangers of chemicals, low-level radiation and metals in the workplace, died in July.
Solar radiation pressure would then exert a force on the asteroid 's newly reflective surface that would gently nudge it out of an Earth-bound trajectory.
Pressurized tubing bursts to discharge a fire-extinguishing agent when it detects heat radiated from a fire.
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In science:

As Tb approaches Tmax , radiation pressure becomes increasingly important, forcing the density to decrease.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
The terminal wind speed is about 10 000 km/s and mass-loss could be driven by radiation pressure.
FUSE Spectroscopy of the Two Prototype White Dwarfs With Signatures of a Super-hot Wind
Ashkin, Acceleration and Trapping of Particles by Radiation Pressure, Phys.
Broken Symmetry and Coherence of Molecular Vibrations in Tunnel Transitions
Neutral interstellar hydrogen in the inner heliosphere under influence of wavelength-dependent solar radiation pressur e S.
Neutral interstellar hydrogen in the inner heliosphere under influence of wavelength-dependent solar radiation pressure
Modify an existing test-particle code calculating distribution of neutral interstellar hydrogen in the inner heliosphere to take into account the dependence of radiation pressure on radial velocity.
Neutral interstellar hydrogen in the inner heliosphere under influence of wavelength-dependent solar radiation pressure
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