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Q factor

[′kyü ‚fak·tər]
(ordnance)
A correction factor applied to a bombsight setting to help account for the differing winds between flight altitude and the ground; this factor corrects only for that component of the differential ballistic wind that is parallel to the actual wind at flight level.
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A combination of direct and indirect approach is used to estimate the best-fitting values of period T and Q-factor of FCN.
Simulations results demonstrate that the optimal length have to be selected to get optimal conditions with high Q-factor and optimal length to get maximum frequency shift.
The tunability of the Q-factor provided a proficient method to adopt the wavelet transformation [25].
Operation of the complete circuit was then simulated, adjusting the position of the final element to halve the Q-factor of the distal resonator.
For 100 GHz, 50 GHz and 25 GHz channel spacings both NRZ and DB, demonstrated satisfactory performance (Q-factor higher than 16.95 dB).
Q-factor defines the analogue quality of the digital signal with regard to SNR (Signal to Noise Ratio).
The resonant frequency and Q-factor of [HEM.sub.11] mode are calculated theoretically for a radius of 6.35 mm and height of 9 mm and were found to be 5.56 GHz and 7.90, respectively.
Resonance properties of a signal are quantified by the quality factor or Q-factor which describes its degree of resonance.
A high Q-factor results in lower heat generation and faster charging in a range of applications, including mobile phones, tablets, gaming systems, wearables and other consumer electronics, medical devices, furniture, and in-vehicle transmitters.
The Parameters such as number of users, data rate, bit error rate (BER), Q-factor, optical signal to noise ratio(OSNR), width of eye opening, spectral efficiency, dispersion tolerance and transmission capacity evaluate performance of the system.