parametric device

parametric device

[¦par·ə¦me·trik di′vīs]
(electronics)
Electronic device whose operation depends essentially upon the time variation of a characteristic parameter usually understood to be a reactance.
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It enables design teams to efficiently manage their test vehicle IP development, and accelerates test vehicle creation while retaining the ability to accurately measure individual device performance, including parametric device characteristics.
The third chapter dicusses multipliers and parametric devices, including practical nonlinear reactance devices and frequency multipliers using step recovery diodes.

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