electronic scanning


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electronic scanning

[i‚lek′trän·ik ′skan·iŋ]
(electronics)
Scanning in which an electron beam, controlled by electric or magnetic fields, is swept over the area under examination, in contrast to mechanical or electromechanical scanning. Also known as electronic raster scanning.

electronic scanning

The process of moving an aerial array electronically instead of mechanically, as in an electronically phased array radar.
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The system has received several upgrades over the years, including the addition of an electronic scanning antenna and an enhanced moving-target-indication mode.
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Electronic scanning machines now in police stations across County Durham mean there is no hiding place for previous offenders who give false names.
The book begins by explaining and justifying the use of electronic scanning antennas in modern radar.
The subject of the public contract is the delivery of confocal and electronic scanning microscopes, which are described in detail in the technical specification in annexes 1a and 1b of the call for tenders and in accordance with other requirements of the contracting authority according to the specifications.
Blighter's electronic scanning technology with its FMCW Doppler fast scan capability performs well in cluttered airport environments, detecting small and slow moving targets with minimal false alarms.
From 1 July 2017, saleyards and abattoirs will be required to commence electronic scanning of sheep and goats born after 1 January 2017.

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