reflected wave

reflected wave

[ri′flek·təd ′wāv]
(physics)
A wave reflected from a surface, discontinuity, or junction of two different media, such as the sky wave in radio, the echo wave from a target in radar, or the wave that travels back to the source end of a mismatched transmission line.
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The seismic wave method of advanced detection mainly includes the reflected wave method, surface wave method, scattered wave method, channel wave method, diffraction method and so on (Wang et al.
On the other hand, the augmentation index displaying compliance of the arteries is defined as a percentage of the height of a reflected wave relative to the incident wave.
In a locale where both the incident wave and reflected wave were completely in-phase, the amplitude of the perceived sound wave is the summation of the colliding waves (i.
Accordingly, we hypothesized that both the initial pulse wave and the reflected wave travel faster after our model of stretching class.
The main influence on the dynamic plastic stress state has the main wave and the first reflected wave from the right border.
We selected the 3C signal of the 15th reflected wave to draw its trajectory (Fig.
Photosynthetic pigments are plant substances that absorb and reflect particular wavelengths of visible light, making them appear in color in the reflected wave ranges.
The distortion of signals because of the arrival time differences of the direct wave and the reflected wave decreases DF accuracy.
2]--principle radii of curvature of the reflected wave, s--distance between Rx and [Q.
The sound pressure at the limit between two different areas within a tubular object is the sum of the incident wave and the reflected wave.
The reflected wave field from the free edge is assumed to be a superposition of all the eigenmodes of an infinite plate.
In the measurement, one horn acts as a transmitter and the other one detects the transmitted or reflected wave.