excitation excitation  /ˌɛk saɪ ˈteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
  2. (n) the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
  3. (n) something that agitates and arouses

Usage(s):

  1. It is the consequence of a state of excitation of certain portions of the brain.
  2. The maser is a device in which ammonia molecules are subjected to electrical excitation, giving off radio microwaves of accurately known frequency.
  3. But many other agencies besides heat can produce lightrubbing, fracture, pounding, excitation by electricity or short-wave radiation, etc.

News

  • Research and Markets: Signal Generators Market Report 2013-2018

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wsl7pw/signal_generators) has announced the addition of the "Signal Generators Market 2013-2018" report to their offering. A signal generator is a test & measurement instrument used in test setups and various electronic processes. It converts transducer outputs into useful data. It provides an excitation ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  • "The interface density of states was strongly modified by superconductivity, as expected, but the resulting excitation spectrum was not particle-hole symmetric," Eckstein said. "This indicates that at the surface into which the tunneling...
    on Jul 30, 2004 By: David Eckstein Source: PhysOrg.com

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