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- n. The use of a technique in the measurement and profiling of an object.
- n. The methodology of performing eddy current profiling of tubing.
- n. The technique in which a diamond stylus, in contact with a sample, measures surface variations as a function of position.
- n. The use of a laser or white-light, computer-generated projections to perform surface measurements of three dimensional objects.
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Must be familiar with some analytical equipment such as microscopy (SEM, TEM) viscosity measurement, particle size analysis (light scattering) profilometry, thermal analysis of materials (DSC, TGA, DMA), and circuit characterization (digital multimeter and oscilloscopes).