Attenuation Coefficient

Description: How easily a volume of material can be penetrated by a beam of light, sound, particles, or other energy or matter (source)

Example: 0.0532 cm-1

Synonym(s): Linear Attenuation Coefficient, Narrow-Beam Attenuation Coefficient

Element Segments: Space Segment, Ground Segment

Element Families: Communications, Electrical, Signal Processing, Thermal Control

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