channel mask

channel mask

[′chan·əl ‚mask]
(computer science)
A portion of a program status word indicating which channels may interrupt the task by their completion signals.
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The ADN2871 single-loop LDD supports VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) DFB (distributed feedback) and FP (Fabry-Perot) lasers, and provides over 45 percent eye margin to the 4x Fibre Channel mask.
The book's illustrations are reproduced as high-quality, black-and-white photos (many shown with accompanying Photoshop settings as screen grabs or on-screen menus); and readers will become familiar with terms such as "stochastic patterns," "diffusion dither bitmaps," "Icefields images," and "Alpha channel masks.