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wave·guide

 (wāv′gīd′)
n.
A structure of conductive or dielectric material boundaries used to guide high-frequency electromagnetic and acoustic waves.

waveguide

(ˈweɪvˌɡaɪd)
n
(Electronics) electronics a solid rod of dielectric or a hollow metal tube, usually of rectangular cross section, used as a path to guide microwaves

wave•guide

(ˈweɪvˌgaɪd)

n.
a conduit, as a metal tube, coaxial cable, or strand of glass fibers, used as a conductor or directional transmitter for various kinds of electromagnetic waves.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waveguide - a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar
conductor - a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, expands their waveguide product portfolio with the addition of new flexible waveguides that operate up to 40 GHz over nine frequency bands.
Pasternack's new waveguide mixers, also referred to as waveguide converters, are a key building block component of mm-wave receivers used to down-convert very high frequency signals to usable RF frequencies for cost effective signal processing.
The slotted waveguide array antennas have been used extensively for EO instrument application since they exhibit interesting performances such as high antenna gain efficiency low cross-polarization.
These waveguide detectors are commonly used in aerospace, defense and commercial wireless applications used in instrumentation, power detection, power monitoring, direct detection receivers, high frequency communications, radar, SATCOM, point-to-point radio, telecom, data links and R&D.
The company added that the bleached electro-optic waveguide modulator was designed and fabricated through a sponsored collaborative research agreement.
But it wasn't until the past decade that optical interconnect emerged as another promising market opportunity for polymer waveguide technology.
The only part of each waveguide that didn't cancel out light was its outer edge.
The Digital Waveguide Touch™ touch screen technology solves real issues facing designers of touch systems for products such as e-books and automotive applications, but can also be applied in just about all consumer and professional electronics applications.
Coupling Length is defined as the active area where the signals are alternately migrate from one waveguide to another waveguide.
A grating is inscribed into the waveguide, which diffracts the light into wavelength-specific angles: different wavelengths are diffracted to a different extent, so they end up spatially separated.
In addition to engineers and designers in optical waveguides and fiber optics, they suggest that researchers and advanced students in related fields such as solid-state physics and chemistry might be interested.
Optical Characteristics of Polycarbonate Film Waveguide