- n. Used attributively to describe various processes, devices, etc, that use the time an object or light takes to travel a certain distance. See Derived terms.
“Color is time-of-flight subtracted time when light arrived at the photo detector.”
“This thesis focuses on the study of different tools that can be used for preparing samples for matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI TOFMS) and utilizing these tools to study different ionization processes that are operating in the MALDI experiment. audio (mp3)”
“The dual frequency K and Ka band ranging data from the two satellites are linearly combined to produce a quantity that is free of the time-of-flight or the range changes between the two sensors.”
“Greenhouse 13C would also be monitored continuously, perhaps using a relatively inexpensive time-of-flight mass spectrometer.”
“In particular, they adopted a technique to determine the time-of-flight of falling atoms to reach a set of probe laser beams below the optical molasses region.”
“In 1988 Phillips developed a time-of-flight method for measuring, and showed that the temperature was considerably below the Doppler limit.”
“All this takes place inside a very high vacuum, electrically charged chamber, so the now-ionized molecules travel out of the vapor cloud to a time-of-flight mass spectrometer.”
“Both of those emphasized the point of our initial coverage: figuring out whether anything is traveling beyond the speed of light requires incredibly accurate measurements of time and distance, and the OPERA team has made an extensive effort to make its work as accurate as possible. told Ars yesterday, there are three potential sources of error in the timing measurements: distance errors, time-of-flight errors, and errors in the timing of neutrino production.”
“This type of research has been performed and duplicated many times in the past" quadrupole time-of-flight (QTOF) LC/MS technology provided researchers a new view of the oligosaccharide (sugar) structures produced in breast milk across stages of lactation among human mothers.”
“JEOL's AccuTOF-DART mass spectrometer, featuring the new iPod touch-enabled DART SVP ion source, offers a new set of performance features for accurate mass measurements in real time using advanced time-of-flight technology.”
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