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Much of the charged gas ejected doesn't dissipate immediately and becomes trapped in Earth's enormous magnetic field.
Although a typical ECL gate dissipates less than 10 milliwatts, 10,000 of these gates integrated onto a chip can bring total power consumption easily up to 20-30W At high temperatures, corrosion mechanisms accelerate and stresses are generated at the material interfaces because of different expansion coefficients.
The PC will lose all claims of being a connecting device and will be stripped of all glamour, which dissipates anyway as any new technology becomes ubiquitous.
Also, when the tuned damper vibrates, the viscoelastic spring is worked and dissipates energy.
During standby mode, the memory retains data by using a low frequency refresh operation that dissipates minimal power.
Isodamp C-8002 thermoplastic molding material dissipates energy internally, at the molecular level, virtually immediately, and is said to avoid the design problems of lightly damped compounds (silicones, gels, rubbers, etc.
However, the electron's energy usually dissipates among other surface electrons before such a reaction can run its course.
Outside the sound dissipates, so the players have to make a lot of adjustments.
The HVD SCSI 9 line transceiver dissipates 1 watt when it is enabled because of the high voltage driven on the line.
Isodamp C8002 thermoplastic molding material dissipates energy internally, at the molecular level, virtually immediately, and avoids the design problems of lightly damped compounds (silicones, gels, rubbers, etc.
When you open the windows, it dissipates to below the levels,'' said Lowell Schultze, assistant superintendent of business services.