sawtooth waveform

sawtooth waveform

[′sȯ‚tüth ′wāv‚fȯrm]
(electronics)
A waveform characterized by a slow rise time and a sharp fall, resembling a tooth of a saw.
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This raises the cloud-to-ground potential difference, causing breakdown to reoccur multiple times and creating a crude sawtooth waveform.
The LMV8172 amplifies a sawtooth waveform to drive the vertical deflection yoke of a CRT.
Frequently, half-sine and sawtooth waveforms are applied by the drop table or electrodynamic shaker.