Decay time (of a pulse)

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The interval between the instants at which the instantaneous value of a pulse or of its envelope (if a carrier frequency pulse is concerned) reaches specified upper and lower limits, namely 90% and 10% of the peak value unless otherwise stated.

Reference: I.E.C.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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