What is shielding?

  • (noun): A shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay.
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Reichle & De-Massari - 10 Gbit/s Over 100 M Copper Lines
... One particular feature of this “floating” shielding is that it does not need to be grounded this in turn means that, unlike traditional shielding, transmission bandwidth is ... WARP technology is a combination of this type of “interrupted” shielding and symmetrical signal transmission ... two fibers is caught by the twisting of the fibers and to a large extent by the special shielding ...
Ancient Technology In Stargate - Shielding
... Destiny appears to have a far more primitive Ancient shielding technology than Atlantis and other Ancient ships ...
Electromagnetic Shielding - Magnetic Shielding
... For static or slowly varying magnetic fields (below about 100 kHz) the Faraday shielding described above is ineffective ... These materials don't block the magnetic field, as with electric shielding, but rather draw the field into themselves, providing a path for the magnetic field lines around the shielded volume ... The effectiveness of this type of shielding depends on the material's permeability, which generally drops off at both very low magnetic field strengths and at high field strengths where the material becomes ...
Fracture Toughening Mechanisms - Extrinsic Toughening Mechanisms - Contact Shielding
... Contact shielding mechanisms act behind the propagating crack ... Contact shielding mechanisms often induce some sort of crack closure, either by the roughness of the fracture surface, or by unbroken fibers bridging the crack ... a wake of plasticity behind the crack are also contact shielding mechanisms ...

More definitions of "shielding":

  • (noun): The act of shielding from harm.
  • (noun): Shield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference.

Famous quotes containing the word shielding:

    The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.
    Herbert Spencer (1820–1903)