carrier wave

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carrier wave:

see modulationmodulation,
in communications, process in which some characteristic of a wave (the carrier wave) is made to vary in accordance with an information-bearing signal wave (the modulating wave); demodulation is the process by which the original signal is recovered from the wave
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carrier wave

[′kar·ē·ər ‚wāv]
(chemistry)

carrier wave

The component of a modulated wave that is independent of the modulation. Generally referred to as a carrier.
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In addition, we observe that the carrier wave of the newly developed pulses has a considerably longer wavelength than that of the original ones.
Different from a 400G system with multiple aggregated carrier waves, a 400G WDM system with a single carrier wave requires only one optical transceiver system.
In principle such a system has no dynamic limitations: The strength of the observable quantity is read by counting the number of cycles of the carrier wave that bear the phase alteration; the signal strength never exceeds the capacity of the transmission lines.
The micro-base station is designed support 3 MIMO carrier waves, and has a powerful data processing capability of 84Mbps downlink and 11.

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