conversion gain


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conversion gain

[kən′vər·zhən ‚gān]
(electronics)
Ratio of the intermediate-frequency output voltage to the input signal voltage of the first detector of a superheterodyne receiver.
Ratio of the available intermediate-frequency power output of a converter or mixer to the available radio-frequency power input.
(nucleonics)
The conversion ratio minus one in a nuclear reactor.
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However, the conversion gain will be reduced by the source follower stages.
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FI1] can be chosen as the load of the first-stage mixer to improve the system conversion gain.
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ADI's new passive mixers extend across a 700-MHz to 2800-MHz frequency range in a single device while delivering input IP3 (third order intercept) of 24 dBm, an 11 dB SSB noise figure and 7 dB of power conversion gain.
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Typical conversion gain is 13 dB, IF bandwidth is 0.
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