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The English version of our glossary is currently under construction and will be regularly updated.

Computer tomography (CT)

Computer tomography (CT) can be used to create three-dimensional representations of an object’s internal and external structure, allowing details to be recognised on a micrometre scale.


Coriolis force

Fictitious force in rotating systems that deflects a particle’s motion perpendicular to its initial direction of motion. Does not affect motion in the direction of the rotational axis.