stable local oscillator


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stable local oscillator

[′stā·bəl ′lō·kəl ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
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The required peripherals include the stable local oscillators, process controllers, power supplies and an assortment of amplifiers, signal conditioners and filters.
This paper summarizes the principle of the new method and describes the hardware specifications for the various elements, such as the COHO, the stable local oscillator (STALO), amplifiers and phase detection circuitry.
This signal is conditioned, down-coverted by mixing with the output of a stable local oscillator and converted from analog to digital format.