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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Forming high-precision angular measuring structures by the laser pattern generators with circular scanning, Measurement Science Review 6(1): 10-13.
A He-Ne laser beam focused down to spot, performs circular scanning by a rotating wedge prism of the sample measurement volume.