Amplitude Characteristic

Amplitude Characteristic

 

the dependence of the amplitude of a signal at the output of an apparatus or instrument on the amplitude of the signal at its input. According to the shape of the amplitude characteristic, it is possible to estimate the linearity of a system (electrical, mechanical, and other apparatus), its nonlinear distortion (in case of deviation of the amplitude characteristic from a straight line), the effectiveness of a receiver’s automatic gain control, and so on.

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