Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12913
\ eks\ n { often capitalized, often attributive} (before 12c) (1) Symbol for mole fraction, usually subscripted to indicate the component of interest. (2) Symbol for general variable, or independent variable, and the horizontal graphing axis, or abscissa. (3) One of the CIE chromaticity coordinates calculated as the fraction of the sum of the three tristimulus values attributable to the X Value:
$${\rm x} = {{\rm X} \over {{\rm X} + {\rm Y} + {\rm Z}}}$$
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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA