phase modulation


Definition of phase modulation

: modulation of the phase of a radio carrier wave by voice or other signal

Examples of phase modulation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lukens’ team then used a second round of phase modulation to compress the energy further, expanding the duration of the time windows to 36 picoseconds (or 36 trillionths of a second). Zeeya Merali, Scientific American, 5 June 2013

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First Known Use of phase modulation

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Phase modulation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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