corner reflector


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corner reflector

1. A device, normally consisting of three metallic surfaces or screens perpendicular to one another, designed to act as a radar target or marker.
2. In radar interpretation, an object which, by means of multiple reflections from smooth surfaces, produces a radar return of greater magnitude than might be expected from the physical size of the object.
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To design the proposed antenna, the spacing between the feeding antenna and he reflecting wall of a corner reflector antenna should be first determined.
Caption: The Seaclad family of new-generation decoys developed by Lacroix includes both 62 and 80 mm diameter versions of Sealem Corner Reflector RF and Sealir Morphologic IR decoys, together with anti-wake and DCNS Canto electro-acoustic anti-torpedo ammunitions and the Seamosc electro-optic-laser screening/masking decoys.
From imaging result of the Omega-K algorithm (shown in Figure 16(a)), it can be noted that trihedral corner reflector A appears to be stronger than the others, as the contribution of the metal stair included.
Another approach is to design a corner reflector antenna with a half-wavelength dipole placed on the bisector of the corner angle of a conducting surface bent at an angle of less than 90 degrees.
Wilkinson, Optical radar using a corner reflector on the moon, J.
Plates and corner reflectors can be securely mounted to the pedestal using a rear mounting structure that does not influence the plate RCS.
The reason is that the RCS of the corner reflector is far larger than those of surroundings, and its phase history has less effect of phase noise.
The vertical parts of a conventional hull form corner reflectors with the water, so stealthy surface ships generally have their sides inclined away from the vertical.
Navy to supply its Mk59 naval floating corner reflector decoy system.
Contract Awarded to Supply its Mk59 Naval Floating Corner Reflector Decoy System
The project was never fully realized because the corner reflectors were too expensive, though we did end up creating an environment at LACMA in which viewers saw images floating in space.
The targets included vehicles, structures and corner reflectors.