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Diffuser

Diffuser can refer to any device that diffuses in some manner such as:

  • Diffuser (acoustics), a device that scatters reflections of sound across frequencies
  • In aerodynamics
    • Diffuser (automotive), a shaped section of a car's underbody which improves the car's aerodynamic properties. It causes air to escape from the underside of the vehicle faster than above air, working like a wing on an airplane in the opposite direction. Results in improvement of downforce.
    • divergent part of the aspirator
    • divergent part of the flute
    • Part of a jet engine air intake, especially when operated at supersonic speeds
    • the channel between the vanes of a turbine
    • the channel between the vanes of the stator of a centrifugal compressor
  • Diffuser (breathing set part), a device fitted over an underwater breathing set's blow hole to break up the resulting bubbles
  • Diffuser (heat), a cooking item that can be placed above a stove heating element or burner to separate the cooking utensil from the heat source
  • Diffuser (optics), a device that diffuses or spreads out or scatters light in some manner
  • Diffuser (sewage), an aerating device for sewage and industrial waste water treatments; a membrane with fine pores, through which fine bubbles are generated by the supply of air through blowers
  • Diffuser (thermodynamics), a device that controls the characteristics of a fluid at the entrance to a thermodynamic open system
  • Diffusion filter, a specific optical diffuser used in photography
  • Aroma lamp also known as Diffuser, is used to diffuse essential oils in the surroundings.
  • In encryption a diffuser is a data-mixing function.[1]

Diffuser may also refer to:

Notes & references

  1. ^ Inside the Windows Vista Disk Encryption Algorithm
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