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channel capacity

[′chan·əl kə′pas·əd·ē]
(communications)
The maximum number of bits or other information elements that can be handled in a particular channel per unit time.
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Current electronics are limited to information capacity in tens of gigahertz bandwidth.
Multi-dimensional bar code technologies have several advantages over ordinary bar codes such as sizing, accuracy, readability, and information capacity.
Affymetrix' patented photolithographic manufacturing process provides the most information capacity available today on an array, enabling researchers to use a whole-genome approach to analyzing the relationship between genetics and health.
Affymetrix' patented photolithographic manufacturing process provides the most information capacity available today on a microarray, enabling researchers to use a whole-genome approach to analyze the relationship between genetics and health.
With information capacity four to fivefold that of ordinary TV and horizon definition three-odd-fold that of ordinary analog TV, Digital TV not only supports the future Scanning Standard signal, but also supports certain horizontal scanning signal of cable TV, AV, DVD, Progressive DVD, computer, digital camera and digital video camera ,etc.
While GDP measures a country's economic wealth, IDC's Information Society Index (ISI) measures its information capacity and wealth.
The IBDN 4800LX System combines two new leading-edge products: the IBDN 4800LX Cable and GigaFlex PS6+ Connecting hardware, which offers an information capacity up to 4 times higher then Category 5e.
The ISI has emerged as a critical global strategic planning tool, and just as GDP measures economic wealth, the ISI measures information capacity and wealth across the world.
Research shows that this circuit has the potential to elevate both the speed and information capacity of existing chip technology by a factor of 100 to 1,000, with application potential in high-speed communications, optical signal processing and optical computing devices.
Cherry Valley Books is a new World Wide Web bookstore that combines the best of mail order catalogs, which are very popular with busy parents, with the best technology and information capacity of the WWW.

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