average noise figure

average noise figure

[′av·rij ′nȯiz ‚fig·yər]
(electronics)
Ratio in a transducer of total output noise power to the portion thereof attributable to thermal noise in the input termination, the total noise being summed over frequencies from zero to infinity, and the noise temperature of the input termination being standard (290 K).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A Q-band, two-stage amplifier showed an average noise figure of 2.2 dB with an 18.3 dB average gain at 44 GHz.
A V-band two-stage amplifier showed a 2.9 dB average noise figure and a 14.7 dB average gain at 65 GHz.
At 65 GHz, the amplifiers show 2.9 dB average noise figure and 14.7 dB average gain.
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