Detection

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4-1-790

The process of extracting information from an electromagnetic wave.


Note: 1 Often a non-linear conducting device is used.


Note: 2 The use of the term for the action of a mixer is deprecated.


Note: 3 Where there was no original modulating signal the use of the term Demodulation as an alternative for "detection" is deprecated.


Reference: B.S.




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

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