area redistribution

area redistribution

[′er·ē·ə ¦rē‚dis·trə′byü·shən]
(physics)
A method of measuring the effective duration of an irregular pulse by constructing a rectangular pulse that has the same peak amplitude and the same area on a graph of amplitude versus time.
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