pulse-amplitude modulation

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pulse-amplitude modulation

[′pəls ¦am·plə‚tüd ‚mäj·ə‚lā·shən]
(communications)
Amplitude modulation of a pulse carrier. Abbreviated PAM.

pulse-amplitude modulation

A technique in which a signal is broken down into bits, and the amplitude of each of these bits is measured to give a series of discrete values. See pulse modulation.
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The MP1800A thus supports the generation of high quality 4- or 8-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) data signals, for accurate testing of high-speed data transmission up to 32.
The ZipWirePlus M28976 transceiver uses a unique dual-bearer architecture and advanced 32-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) to operate at twice the normal G.
It combines a flexible frame mapper with a Trellis Coded Pulse Amplitude Modulation (TC-PAM) transceiver and an analog front end, which is equipped with an integrated line driver that supports line rates up to 2.
Total Reach DDS uses ADTRAN's Simple Coded Pulse Amplitude Modulation (SC PAM(R)) technology for DDS/Frame Relay transmission.
HiGain Solitaire is PairGain's implementation of the OPTIS (Overlapped Pulse Amplitude Modulation Transmission with Interlocking Spectra) line code into its industry leading T1 access products.
The Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM) based solution is suitable for both mixed mode crosstalk environments and spectral compatibility with coexisting services.