noise margin


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noise margin

(electronics)
The voltage difference between the guaranteed output level and the required input voltage level of a logic gate.
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Voltage-control mode with input feed-forward improves noise margin and responds instantly to input voltage changes.
The differential high output driver delivers 10% higher SNR than standard RS-485/422 devices, affording additional noise margin or extended cable lengths.
And just how much is too much, of course, depends on the received signal strength and how much noise margin is needed at the receiver.
It is critical to ensure that total noise caused by such sources does not exceed the noise margin that is determined by the gap between the range of input and output voltage swings.
Other topics include modeling of noise margin in SET logic, scalable tools for reliability analysis of large circuits, parallelization of DC analysis through multiport decomposition, and a CMOS low voltage charge pump.
A highly capable spectrum analyzer and automated satellite finder it provides powerful digital TV/RF analysis including MER, BER, PER, EVM, noise margin, and constellation.
These two ranges have a gap, called the noise margin, that is the acceptable amount of distortion allowed for the output signal before a bit is falsely read by the input receiver.
Advanced features monitor the noise margin, power level and attenuation, simply by scrolling up or down the navigation buttons.
The Profibus compliant output drivers deliver 40% greater SNR (Signal-to-Noise Ratio) compared with standard RS-485/422, affording additional noise margin or extended cable lengths.
Chip failures due to the noise margin reduction, ESD effects, and mixed-signal designs are having significant impact on silicon yield," said Tom Quan, deputy director of design methodology and service marketing at TSMC.