Definition of sideband in English:

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sideband

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪdband/

noun

Telecommunications
Each of two frequency bands either side of the carrier wave, which contain the modulated signal.
Example sentences
  • Tone-induced by-products may involve quantizing noise, harmonic distortion and any amplitude or phase modulation sidebands falling outside the reject limits of the notch filter.
  • The carrier itself is never really set - only the modulation products of the sidebands - so that the methods for measuring power change a bit from analog.
  • The origin bands are usually described as bands, whereas the sidebands are labeled.
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