microwave reflectometer

microwave reflectometer

[′mī·krə‚wāv ‚rē‚flek′täm·əd·ər]
(electromagnetism)
A pair of single-detector couplers on opposite sides of a waveguide, one of which is positioned to monitor transmitted power, and the other to measure power reflected from a single discontinuity in the line.
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From 1988 to 1991, Schubert developed a microwave reflectometer for the measurement of electron density profiles in nuclear fusion plasmas at the Max-Planck-Institute, Garching.

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