- Computing & Information Technology
- Telecommunications and remote sensing
- Amplitude-modulation detector
White, Stanley A. Signal Processing and Controls Engineering, San Clemente, California.
Last reviewed:October 2019
- Synchronous detection
- Asynchronous detection
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A device for recovering information from an amplitude-modulated (AM) electrical signal. Such a signal is received, usually at radio frequency, with information impressed in one of several forms. The carrier signal may be modulated by the information signal as double-sideband (DSB) suppressed-carrier (DSSC or DSBSC), double-sideband transmitted-carrier (DSTC or DSBTC), single-sideband suppressed-carrier (SSBSC or SSB), vestigial sideband (VSB), or quadrature-amplitude modulated (QAM).
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