Transporter operations consist of four major stages:

Target Scan and Coordinate Lock: Programming of destination coordinates, range and relative motion scanning, confirmation of suitable enviornmental conditions, and diagnostic procedures.

Energize and Dematerialize: Molecular imaging scanners derive a realtime quantum-resolution pattern image, while energizing and phase transition coils convert the subject into a debonded matter stream.

Pattern Buffer Doppler Compensation: The matter stream is held in a pattern buffer, compensating for Doppler shift.

Matter Stream Transmission: Point of departure from ship through one of multiple pad arrays to transport destination.

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