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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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Also, in these papers the "imaginary boundary" method was suggested allowing to obtain an analytical solution that has an accuracy comparable to the numerical ab initio solution for the case when the size and the refractive index of particles satisfy the following conditions:
In the next section, we will give an illustrative example to demonstrate how the gain-assisted negative refractive index can emerge under certain conditions (relevant to proper atomic and optical parameters of the present system).
The vertical gradient of the refractive index is responsible for bending of propagation direction of the electromagnetic wave [12].
55 [micro]m Wavelength Optical Deflector Using Arrayed Waveguide with Staircase Like Refractive Index Distribution," Trans.
1); the refractive index, which is the same in all directions, corresponds to the radius of the sphere.
When electromagnetic wave traverses the interface from a material with refractive index [[eta].
The measuring device SAG 80 of the company Zeiss, using the Toepler method, enabled a visualisation of the refractive index gradient within a certain range.
left arrow] [pi] transition energies were investigated with respect to changes in the composition of binary solvent mixtures, using nickel and freebase porphyrins with several different peripheral substituents, For mixtures in which preferential solvation is not significant, the responses of the absorption band energies were investigated with respect to functions of the solvent mixture refractive index which relate to the polarizability of the solvent environment.
This fabrication technique allows each layer to have a unique refractive index that can then be laminated and shaped into GRIN optics.
Photonic crystal sensors have applications in a wide measurement range of physical properties such as temperature, pressure, refractive index, bio-sensing [5-8].
Two highly transparent LSR compounds with a high refractive index for LEDs and optical components are newly available from Germany's Wacker Chemie (U.