M-scan

M-scan

M-scan
A type of radar display that is akin to an A-scan with a range step or a range notch. When the pulse is aligned with the step or the notch, the range can be read from the dial or the counter. Also known as an M-display or an M-indicator. See also A-scope.
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The Captor M-Scan Radar allows the pilot to track long and short range air-to-air and air-to-surface targets in a number of modes, including fixed, moving and multiple target tracking.
From the SGS M-Scan sites within the network, clients can obtain full protein characterization, glycosylation analysis, and determination of higher order structures.
For every one point higher a teacher scored on the M-Scan, students scored approximately 12 points higher on a third grade achievement test.
Swiss SGS (VTX:SGSN) a provider of inspection, verification, testing and certification services, said on Monday it had bought UK-based global chemical analysis laboratories group M-Scan, for an undisclosed price.
The SGS M-Scan laboratories have been working in this arena for many years and already have a global portfolio of clients.
Finmeccanica, via its firms Selex ES and Alenia Aermacchi would be adding to formulate, produce and integrate the new radar which presents several operational advantages over the mechanical M-scan, covering increased visual field and target detection, advanced air-to-surface capabilities and enhanced electronic protection measures.
With the acquisition of the M-Scan Group, 5GS enhanced its service portfolio for the characterization of biologics with GLP/GMP contract analytical services, consultancy and training based on mass spectrometry and chromatography.
Quality was a guiding principle and has been built into training, laboratory design and documentation , said Andrew Reason, Group Manager, SGS M-Scan Europe.
With the recent acquisition of the M-Scan Group, SGS enhances its service portfolio for the characterization of biologics with GLP/GMP contract analytical services, consultancy and training based on mass spectrometry and chromatography.
Furthermore, by offering biological testing under GMP, the expertise in cell-based assays and immunoassays from the Poitiers team complements SGS M-Scan laboratories to support the characterization, lot release and stability testing of biologics.
The M-Scan group consists of four labs with marketing offices in Europe, and agents in Korea, India and Singapore.