circular scanning

circular scanning

[′sər·kyə·lər ′skan·iŋ]
(engineering)
Radar scanning in which the direction of maximum radiation describes a right circular cone.
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As the size of the acoustic transducer is much larger than the wavelength of the acoustic wave, a circular scanning system is adopted in order to implement the requirement of half wavelength spacing between the sensors.
The above reconstruction methods require enclosed detection for circular scanning or an unbounded open surface for planar scanning, which are generally difficult to implement in a clinical situation.
Forming high-precision angular measuring structures by the laser pattern generators with circular scanning, Measurement Science Review 6(1): 10-13.
These items were placed about 1-1/2 cm above the white circular scanning head on a Plexiglas sheet.
A He-Ne laser beam focused down to spot, performs circular scanning by a rotating wedge prism of the sample measurement volume.