pulse length


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pulse length

[′pəls ‚leŋkth]
(communications)

pulse length

The nominal duration of a standard pulse, which is the time interval between the half-amplitude points on the rise and the decay points of the curve. For the pulses of other shapes, the points on the curve must be stated. Also known as a pulse width or pulse duration
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