beam steering


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beam steering

[′bēm ‚stir·iŋ]
(electronics)
Changing the direction of the major lobe of a radiation pattern, usually by switching antenna elements.
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The solution leverages Polatis' ultra low-loss Series 2000 optical matrix switching platforms, based on its patented DirectLight[TM] beam steering technology.
The objective is the architecture definition and optimisation of a Ka-band electronically beam steering antenna for data downlink applications from EO satellites.
Additional applications include AC or DC biasing, delta tan testing, dielectric barrier discharge, electrocoalescence, electro-optic modulation, electrospinning, electrostatic deflection, fusion research, insulation breakdown testing, ion beam steering, material characterization (ferroelectrics) and material poling.
AESA radar uses solid-state transmit-receive (T/R) modules and phase shifters to power each element, which offers various capabilities, including electronic beam steering, adaptable frequency operation and multiple beam combinations.
The newly developed compact scalable phased array solution provides electronic beam steering and the bandwidth to support Gb/s wireless communications.
SiBEAM will provide program participants with access to its full SB9220 chipset IP core that includes the MAC, PHY and embedded beam steering algorithms, WirelessHD SB9220 technical training, the SB921x WirelessHD RF Transceiver interface, verification environment and IP documentation
Applications include electrostatic deflection (ion beam steering, mass spectrometers, particle accelerators), material characterization (ferroelectrics), plasma (atmospheric plasma, dielectric barrier discharge) and surface modification (for enhanced adhesion, biocompatibility, performance).
The LX8900 and its future derivatives are expected to have applicability in defense and aerospace and be used in phase array radar, antenna remoting, RF beam steering and ultra high frequency signal mixing applications.
This beam steering technique is much more compact and much faster than mechanically steered arrays.
We deliver higher resolution images at lower cost and without the speckle of laser beam steering systems.
OmniVision features electronic beam steering for rapidly acquiring several scans from many different viewing angles for more confidence in visualization and diagnosis.