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incoherent scattering

[‚in·kō′hir·ənt ′skad·ə·riŋ]
(physics)
Scattering of particles or photons in which the scattering elements act independently of one another, so that there are no definite phase relationships among the different parts of the scattered beam.
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The team "beamed this message out in binary code at two different radio frequencies on October 16, 17, and 18, using the 105-foot-wide (32 meters) European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association (EISCAT) radio antenna in Troms[degrees], Norway," according to the report.
The final two chapters address electric fields associated with electromagnetic waves, and measurement techniques including incoherent scatter radar (ISR), in situ techniques, and barium ion cloud measurements.
These surveys include incoherent scatter radars, such as the large European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association's antennas on the Norwegian archipelago Svalbard.
The breakthrough comes courtesy of a new radar system called the Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar, recently installed near the North Pole in Alaska and Canada.
Bishop, use of all six of the generators will provide sufficient power to meet all the prime power needs to operate the high-frequency transmitter system as well as an Incoherent Scatter Radar system (ISR).
They cover diagnostics of plasma perturbations by using Doppler radio sounding, diagnostics of plasma wave disturbance by incoherent scatter and Doppler radars, diagnostics of geomagnetic disturbances, rocket burn and launch and radio communication, and ecological problems in near-the-earth space activity.