Evanescent may refer to:

  • Evanescent (dermatology), a class of skin lesions
  • "Evanescent" (song), a song by Vamps
  • Evanescent wave, a term applied to electromagnetic waves that decay exponentially

Other articles related to "evanescent":

Evanescent Wave - Evanescent-wave Coupling - Applications
... Evanescent wave coupling is commonly used in photonic and nanophotonic devices as waveguide sensors ... Evanescent wave coupling is used to excite, for example, dielectric microsphere resonators ... Evanescent coupling, as near field interaction, is one of the concerns in electromagnetic compatibility ...
Evanescent Wave
... An evanescent wave is a near-field standing wave with an intensity that exhibits exponential decay with distance from the boundary at which the wave was formed ... Evanescent waves are a general property of wave-equations, and can in principle occur in any context to which a wave-equation applies ... In particular, evanescent waves can occur in the contexts of optics and other forms of electromagnetic radiation, acoustics, quantum mechanics, and "waves on strings" ...

Famous quotes containing the word evanescent:

    The thing about Proust is his combination of the utmost sensibility with the utmost tenacity. He searches out these butterfly shades to the last grain. He is as tough as catgut and as evanescent as a butterfly’s bloom.
    Virginia Woolf (1882–1941)