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.
A BROAD beam broke across the face of a bubbly little Nuneaton boy with a rare genetic condition when he got to fulfil his dream - of becoming a police officer for the day.
one moderately broad beam and one pencil beam.The study consists in :- state of art survey and specifications for the reflectarray based antenna for high resolutionsar instrument with ati/gmti capabilities- trade-off study design and analysis (rf structural) of a deployable ka-band reflectarray antenna (ie.
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.
For the wide-angle scanning array with a two-dimensional broad beam coverage, the pattern of each element should have a hemispherical coverage in the ideal situation.
"To capture the complexity of hand movements at close range, we illuminate the whole hand with a broad beam, using a modulated radio signal at a high frequency, and measure return signals reflected by the hand," explains Poupyrev.
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.
However, small aperture size of the sensor results in a broad beam illuminating the lens, and that will much reduce efficiency of the antenna.
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.