strobe pulse

strobe pulse

[′strōb ‚pəls]
(electronics)
Pulse of duration less than the time period of a recurrent phenomenon used for making a close investigation of that phenomenon; the frequency of the strobe pulse bears a simple relation to that of the phenomenon, and the relative timing is usually adjustable.
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In Polytec instruments, a pulsed LED is used as the stroboscope light source, the system's time resolution being determined by the width of the strobe pulse.
It should be noted that template pulse mixing a signal with a gating pulse is not the same as summing a signal with a strobe pulse, and is also a much less sensitive detection operation.
The Tektronix manual states: "During the sampling time, the strobe pulses forward bias D5 and D6.