radar reflector


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radar reflector

[′rā‚där rē‚flek·tər]
(electromagnetism)
A device that reflects or deflects radar waves.
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According to images filed in a recent patent in Japan, the automaker is looking to install radar reflectors at strategic points on its motorcycles to make them more visible to other vehicles that already have collision sensors installed on them.
Looking in turn at mechatronics, control, and robotics, 24 papers discuss such aspects as damage and corrosion diagnostics of welded light alloy ship constructions, modeling the impact of underwater explosions, mechatronic systems supported by vision techniques, the fluctuational model of identifying small floating objects by passive radar reflectors, the control-oriented modeling of spatial motion of an autonomous underwater vehicle, the dynamics and control of a gyroscope-stabilized platform in a ship's anti-aircraft rocket missile launcher, an algorithm for generating coordinated robot trajectories in Cartesian space, and a segmentation algorithm using an edge detection method.
(Crosetto et al., 2002; Hooper, 2006)) utilizes the identification and the exploitation of stable natural radar reflectors. The dimensions of the reflectors are usually smaller than the resolution cell and their coherence remain high for large temporal and geometrical baselines.
Elsewhere, they are given a tighter formation, as in two roughly six-foot-diameter "radar reflectors," one multicolored and one painted white, that hung in front of a baby blue wall.
These may include elevated runway taxiway and stopway lights, approach lighting systems, visual approach slope indicator systems, signs and markers, wind direction indicators, ILS equipment, MLS equipment, radar reflectors, anemometers, ceilometers, transmissometers and security fencing."
These include the carrying of automatic electronic distress beacons, radar reflectors to alert larger vessels and having white flares available to alert on coming shipping of a yacht's presence.
(Crosetto et al., 2002; Hooper et al., 2004) utilizes the identification and the exploitation of stable natural radar reflectors. The dimensions of the reflectors are usually smaller than the resolution cell and their coherence remain high for large temporal and geometrical baselines.
The rocket-launched SEALEM radar reflectors (remember, they don't call it chaff anymore) simulate the parameters of the protected ship for radio-frequency polarization, spectral fluctuation, and platform area and depth of focus.
As the French observed in the La Fayette, it was soon obvious that the ship's crew itself becomes a collection of radar reflectors, since personnel above decks are clutter.
Bees tagged with tiny radar reflectors revealed to researchers how they learned about their surroundings by making a series of pre-flights.