broad beam

broad beam

[′brȯd ‚bēm]
(physics)
In measurements of the attenuation of a beam of ionizing radiation, a beam in which much of the scattered radiation reaches the detector, along with the unscattered radiation.
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As she drew nigh, all eyes were fixed upon her broad beams, called shears, which, in some whaling-ships, cross the quarter-deck at the height of eight or nine feet; serving to carry the spare, unrigged, or disabled boats.
As the girl passed down through the hall, she went before open doors framing more eyes strangely microscopic, and sending broad beams of inquisitive light into the darkness of her path.
Wobbling is a broad beam technique, which provides a favorable combination of field size and efficacy, allowing large tumors to be treated in a short period and with a high degree of precision.
When coupled with our new universal line cards, you create a satellite ground infrastructure that delivers the next level of (or industries best) performance and functionality to help satellite service providers capture new opportunity introduced by both higher powered broad beam and High Throughput Satellite (HTS).
UES has conceptualized the formation and control of a number of parallel filaments generated simultaneously to share the current using a broad beam of triggering light from one source, reducing the peak current density and damage to GaAs.
C-band coverage consists of one broad beam for Asia Pacific region and one enhanced beam for South East Asia, suitable for video broadcast, VSAT networks and cellular backhaul services, Ku-band will cover West Pacific and East India Ocean region, providing DTH, VSAT, mobility services such as maritime and inflight connectivity.
The standard scan emits a broad beam that passes through the body before landing on film, casting shadowlike images.
Gulets are particularly good as pleasure sailing vessels because of their broad beam, which gives them lots of deck spaceNparticularly aftNand plenty of rooms for spacious cabins belowdecks.
Ferry in turn seemed galvanised by the explosion of reaction, morphing from trademark elegant understatement at the mic to full-on animated antics, a broad beam plastered across his face.
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Quadrifilar helical antennas have exciting radiation characteristics of broad beam width [1].
However, a near-field focusing antenna with a focused beam in one plane and a broad beam in the orthogonal plane can be interesting in several applications.