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reflectometry

(rē″flek″tom′ĕ-trē) [ reflect + -metry]
A laboratory technique for analyzing thin layers of objects, such as biological membranes or layered metallic surfaces. It is performed by measuring the scatter of energized particles from the layered surface.
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Gong Y, Cao Q, Sun Z (2003) The effects of soil bulk density, clay content and temperature on soil water content measurement using time-domain reflectometry.
Mojid MA, Cho H (2002) Response of the core and shield rods of time-domain reflectometry probe to transverse soil-water content heterogeneity.
But terahertz reflectometry is useful for more than analyzing paint, Rahman added.
Electric time-domain reflectometry distributed flow sensor," Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, Vol.
Reflectometry is a high frequency method with the advantage of using only one cable (the cable under test itself) and of obtaining an image of its state while measuring from only one end (Fig.
F Huang, "Time-domain reflectometry using arbitrary incident waveforms," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol.
Spectroscopic reflectometry is used to measure the internal reflectance of thin films, from which the thickness and refractive index can be obtained.
Much of the information yielded by neutron reflectometry cannot be obtained by any other means.
Applications include distance measurement, spatial light transmission, low-light-level detection and optical time-domain reflectometry.
With 10 [micro]m spatial resolution, 500 m range, 125 dB sensitivity, and no dead zones, the OBR takes high resolution optical time domain reflectometry to the next level.