beam switching

beam switching

[′bēm ‚swich·iŋ]
(electronics)
Method of obtaining more accurately the bearing or elevation of an object by comparing the signals received when the beam is in directions differing slightly in bearing or elevation; when these signals are equal, the object lies midway between the beam axes. Also known as lobe switching.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Figure 2: Tracking mobile terminal by beam switching (viewed from base station)
Incorporating a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) to provide control over beam switching logic, facilitate network load balance, routing and regulatory compliance, the Mobility Manager overcomes the limitations of previous systems and brings further gains through capacity sharing, which is enabled by Newtec's Mx-DMA technology.
"Our antenna technology has the versatility to support an integrated multi-constellation solution offering gap-free pole-to-pole coverage with automatic beam switching, rapid outage recovery and network optimisation for different geographical regions."
Beam switching is also used in passive beamforming networks, such as the Rotman lens [9] or Butler matrix [10].
They are suitable for telecommunications, test instrumentation, research and development, and radar front-end applications that may involve general switching, receiver protection, pulse modulation, or antenna beam switching. The PIN-diode waveguide switches consist of four models with fully integrated WR10 and WR12 waveguide ports covering E-band (60- to 90-GHz) and W-band (75- to 110-GHz) frequencies.
The demonstration utilized beam switching (a method of tracking the device, selecting the best antennas, and sending their signals to a targeted location), support for dynamic TDD (the ability to adjust in real time the allocated capacity for downlink and uplink traffic based on network demand), and how the 5G system would react to real-world obstructions such as various types of window panes.
With two independent machining stations that share a single lasing source, beam switching not only contributes to compact machine design, it means different optics are available to suit differing part requirements.
Automatic beam switching (ABS) technology will ensure seamless transitions as the vessels move from one satellite spot beam to another while providing selective band services within regions.
-- Millimeter wave (mmWave) beam switching technology provides fast switching of radio beams to mobile users, and therefore allows seamless Gbps-grade service in mobile environments.
This unique capability is enabled through the LAISR Network Management System, providing dynamic beam switching and frequency allocation across the 600 active narrow spot beams globally.
To always guarantee the best possible connection, we have developed our customised Automatic Beam Switching that selects the strongest available satellite in case of signal failure or blockage angle; in this way, your vessel will never be out of satellite coverage.