Black, Harold S. Formerly, Communications Consultant, Summit, New Jersey.
Milstein, Laurence B. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, San Diego, California.
Last reviewed:October 2019
- Single-sideband (SSB) modulation
- Vestigial-sideband (VSB) modulation
- Comparison of modulation spectra
- Uses of AM in multiplexing
- Modulator and demodulator
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The process or result of the process whereby the amplitude of a carrier wave is changed in accordance with a modulating wave. This broad definition includes applications using sinusoidal carriers, pulse carriers, or any other form of carrier, the amplitude factor of which changes in accordance with the modulating wave in any unique manner. See also: Modulation
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