balanced detector

balanced detector

[′bal·ənst di′tek·tər]
(electronics)
A detector used in frequency-modulation receivers; in one form the audio output is the rectified difference between voltages produced across two resonant circuits, one being tuned slightly above the carrier frequency and one slightly below.
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Balanced detector output signal show the interference fringes signal.
The New Focus photoreceiver is the market's only available 10 MHz balanced detector with adjustable gain and bandpass filters, and offers flexibility and fine control of detectors not available in competing products.
The paper presents an optical technique to mitigate interfering signals by generating nulls at specific frequencies, using a dual-output Mach-Zehnder modulator, optical delay, and balanced detectors.