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incoherent scattering

[‚in·kō′hir·ənt ′skad·ə·riŋ]
(physics)
Scattering of particles or photons in which the scattering elements act independently of one another, so that there are no definite phase relationships among the different parts of the scattered beam.
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The final two chapters address electric fields associated with electromagnetic waves, and measurement techniques including incoherent scatter radar (ISR), in situ techniques, and barium ion cloud measurements.
During the recent solar flare, RAX measured FAI echoes using the Poker Flat Incoherent Scatter Radar (PFISR), an NSF research radar operated by SRI.
The breakthrough comes courtesy of a new radar system called the Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar, recently installed near the North Pole in Alaska and Canada.
The Doritos Broadcast Project is being undertaken in association with expert astronomers and academics from Leicester University and is also being supported by EISCAT (The European Incoherent SCATter Scientific Association), which studies solar-planetary interactions and operate a series of radar systems, including the Svalbard based transmitter.
They cover diagnostics of plasma perturbations by using Doppler radio sounding, diagnostics of plasma wave disturbance by incoherent scatter and Doppler radars, diagnostics of geomagnetic disturbances, rocket burn and launch and radio communication, and ecological problems in near-the-earth space activity.
These studies involve experiments using incoherent scatter radar, satellite and optical instruments, radiowave diagnostics, and basic physics research in ionospheric and magnetospheric physics, middle atmosphere and lower thermosphere, and stratosphere and troposphere.
His past professional assignments include incoherent scatter radar research, ionosphere beacon satellite research (Wideband, Hilat, and Polar Bear), and propagation and scatter research sponsored by the Defense Nuclear Agency and the Army Research Office.
Championed one of the most important new climate observing tools recently deployed, the Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar (AMISR).
Independent research institute SRI International today announced it has been awarded a four-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead the development of the Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar (AMISR), a modular, mobile radar facility.
With the unveiling of two Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar (AMISR) prototype systems, SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development organization, today announced the latest milestones in the development of new upper atmospheric remote sensing capabilities.
The majority of these high power (500 watt) amplifiers will be used on the Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar (AMISR) being developed by SRI under a multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation.