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scatter

 [skat´er]
the diffusion or deviation of x-rays produced by a medium through which the rays pass.
back scatter backward diffusion of x-rays.

scat·ter

(skat'ĕr),
1. A change in direction of a photon or subatomic particle, as the result of a collision or interaction.
2. The secondary radiation resulting from the interaction of primary radiation with matter.

scat·ter

(skat'ĕr)
1. A change in direction of a photon or subatomic particle, as the result of a collision or interaction.
2. The secondary radiation resulting from the interaction of primary radiation with matter.

scat·ter

(skat'ĕr)
1. Change in direction of a photon or subatomic particle due to collision or interaction.
2. Secondary radiation due to interaction of primary radiation with matter.

scatter

1. the diffusion or deviation of x-rays produced by a medium through which the rays pass.
2. the distribution of two variables in relation to each other, e.g. the numbers of a population in terms of time, place or any other variable.

back scatter
backward diffusion of x-rays.
scatter diagram
a graphic representation of a scatter of two variables.
scatter radiation
the scattering of radiation in all directions as a result of interaction between the beam of the x-ray and the patient. See also compton effect.
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Similarly, for a "pure liquid" scatterer, the adiabatic compressibility and density of the scatterer [rho].
Let us consider the scatterer as a second-order nonlinear system (S) excited with x(t), and where the response [y.
In inverse scattering, for Time-Reversal-MUSIC this seems not to be a problem provided that the number of data is greater than the scatterers.
The problem is to determine the total or scattered fields which characterizes the scatterer.
0] as well as the probability function for each point of space to be occupied by a scatterer.
Of course, Rayleigh scattering is also being produced by small matter and scatterers in the lower atmosphere, particularly for the lower frequencies.
For this type of scatterer, the target strength at high
Such a wave-function shape allowed us to find a method to observe the neutron quantum states: to measure their transmission through a narrow slit [DELTA]z between a horizontal mirror on bottom and a scatterer/absorber on top (referred to as a scatterer hereafter).
3) A third scan (Figure 5) was taken of D-glycogen (Type II, Sigma), a known scatterer, under the same conditions as the rose bengal.
Only since the fifties, has the measurement of a microwave field distribution been made possible without seriously altering it, by the development of the modulated scatterer technique (MST).