burst wave

burst wave

[′bərst ‚wāv]
(fluid mechanics)
Wave of compressed air caused by a bursting projectile or bomb; a detonation wave; it may produce extensive local damage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In this study, narrowband burst waves were generate using a fiber laser with external modulation signals in order to improve signal to noise ratio (SNR) in the frequency domain.