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backscattering
Radio wave propagation in which the direction of the incident and scattered waves, resolved along a reference direction (usually horizontal) are oppositely directed. A signal received by backscattering is often referred to as "backscatter." [JP 1-02] 2. In optics, the scattering of light into a direction generally opposite to the original one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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