wavemeter


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wavemeter

[′wāv‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
A device for measuring the geometrical spacing between successive surfaces of equal phase in an electromagnetic wave.
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Before these signals began both broadcast and amateur waves were uncertain and often wavemeters disagreed violently.
When WWV began transmitting in the 1920s, the uncertainties of the wavemeters that were used to calibrate the station were much larger than the uncertainties introduced by the variations in HF radio propagation.
In exercising this warrant, Aladdin has provided Wave with additional capital which will further enhance our efforts to commercialize the WaveMeter system.
We are pleased to offer the WaveMeter technology in support of SMSC's commitment to providing competitively priced, leading-edge semiconductor products to the world's most quality-conscious customers.
The system combines triple DES encryption to secure content being sold with a local WaveMeter chip that accomplishes content decryption and metering, and records user credit and transaction data.
Wave's WaveMeter technology converts the dream of satellite distribution of purchasable electronic content into a reality," said Mario Pino, chief operating officer of ZakSat.
Agreements in the past few months are the most tangible sign of this building interest, though Wave remains in active negotiations with several leading personal computer and peripheral manufacturers regarding the installation and large-scale deployment of WaveMeters in the consumer marketplace.
de/english) to bundle Wave's proprietary WaveMeter technology with a wide variety of ISDN modems and routers that incorporate ACOTEC's ISDN cards and software drivers.
The evolution of pulsed frequency measurements started with manual measurements using wavemeters and has evolved into instruments that can automatically profile the frequency with a pulse.
Dellinger's development of a system for calibrating wavemeters.
The laboratory contains spectrum analyzers, high speed electrical and optical probe stations, microscopes, a semiconductor parameter analyzer, a spectrophotometer, lock-in amplifiers, a Ti-sapphire system and wavemeters, all under computer control.
WaveMeters are expected to be deployed in mass quantities in 1998 upon Wave's achievement of anticipated potential agreements with major OEMs, at which time Wave's CD-ROM bundling program will be formally launched.