characteristic frequency


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characteristic frequency

[‚kar·ik·tə′ris·tik ′frē·kwən·sē]
(communications)
Frequency which can be easily identified and measured in a given emission.
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With the latest piezoelectric transducers and analytical instruments, this sound spectrum can be broken into several characteristic frequency bands keyed to specific grinding phenomena.
The scientists determined the characteristic frequency with which very cold magnesium atoms can be excited to a particular long-lived state, by a measurement from PTB via 73 km optical fiber.
Thus, for example, if the basic block and the backup block are power amplifiers, control unit can be a simple voltage amplifier which should have just the same characteristic frequency as the basic unit and so, by default, will have a better reliability.

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