Definition of phase modulation in English:

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phase modulation

Pronunciation: /ˈfāz ˌmäjəˌlāSH(ə)n/


Variation of the phase of a radio or other wave as a means of carrying information such as an audio signal.
Example sentences
  • This rotation can cause amplitude and phase modulation of the GPS signal, reducing navigation performance and effectiveness of traditional anti-jam systems.
  • Changes in the wavelength for the maximum signal are used to directly determine the spectral phase modulation of the femtosecond pulse.
  • Phase Jitter is the unwanted phase modulation of a primary signal by one or more other signals through the transmission process.

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Syllabification: phase mod·u·la·tion

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