Crystallization

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Crystallization

The act of selling an asset and immediately buying the same asset back. One does this for tax purposes; that is, one sells the asset in order to realize a capital loss, but buys it back because one believes it still represents a solid investment. Most tax agencies have rules forbidding or limiting crystallization.
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Crystal formation cannot always be avoided if molten solder is in contact with wettable parts of the solder pot.
Thus, the crystal formation was restrained, which also explains the narrower melting peak seen from the DSC curves of finer fibers.
However, the DGCA is not convinced because Japan Airlines ( JAL) has already withdrawn its Dreamliners from the Tokyo- New Delhi route due to the problem of crystal formation.
However, crystal formation can now be predicted by state-of-the- art geochemical (computer) models, and safe environmental conditions identified.
Like many vertical growth CVD methods, the NIST fabrication technique uses gold as a catalyst for crystal formation.
Effectively it acts as a catalyst, clamping on to calcium carbonate particles to kickstart crystal formation and then dropping off when the crystal nucleus is sufficiently large to grow under its own steam.
6] Last but not least, experimental studies have pointed out that the initial lesion appears to be crystal formation along the brush border of the proximal tubule, with eventual crystal deposition in collecting ducts and papillary interstitium, and eventual tubule obstruction, interstitial inflammation, and fibrosis.
to traditional mechanical equipment, liquid nitrogen solutions offer significant advantages to food processors--reducing moisture loss, avoiding water crystal formation and individually quick freezing products to minimise the possibility of clumping.
suggests a similar mechanism for the inhibition of clathrate formation, although the fact that AFP mutants are able to inhibit clathrate formation but not ice crystal formation suggests that there are subtle differences in the mechanism of formation that are yet to be discovered.
Using unwinterized biodiesel fuel blends could mean limiting the ability of aircraft to fly at high altitudes, where cold temperatures can cause crystal formation, which blocks fuel filters and plugs fuel lines.
Increasing the mold temperature allows the part to cool slower, which in the case of semicrystalline polymers results in more crystal formation, causing higher shrinkage.