Definition of Nyquist frequency in English:

Nyquist frequency

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(also Nyquist rate)


  • The minimum rate at which a signal can be sampled without introducing errors, which is twice the highest frequency present in the signal.
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    • This frequency limit is known as the Nyquist frequency.
    • We used the Signal-RTS software to digitize the recorded calls (sampling rate: 12500 Hz for the túngara frogs, and 25000 Hz for the cricket frogs, higher than 1.5 times of the Nyquist frequency for all calls recorded).
    • For any outline, the total power is calculated as the sum, from 1 to n, of individual harmonic powers where n is equal to the Nyquist frequency.

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