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carrier wave

n.
An electromagnetic wave that can be modulated, as in frequency, amplitude, or phase, to transmit speech, music, images, or other signals.

carrier wave

n
(Electronics) a wave of fixed amplitude and frequency that is modulated in amplitude, frequency, or phase in order to carry a signal in radio transmission, etc. See amplitude modulation, frequency modulation
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Noun1.carrier wave - a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
radio emission, radio radiation, radio wave - an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m
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Three 20MHz carrier waves in the 1800MHz, 2100MHz and 2600MHz frequency bands were combined using new radio network technologies such as 4x4 MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output), and higher order modulation (256-QAM).
The PTA official said while commenting on the said activity, The Cordless DECT phones are high frequency devices and cause noise and interference in communication and deter the signals due to overlapping of carrier waves.
This method involves comparing a sinusoidal signal also called modulating waveform with triangular signals or carrier waves.
The electromagnetic waves used by television, radio, mobile communication and other types of wireless technology are carrier waves, which means that they carry information or media content over long distances with wide coverage," Karim writes.
The Chip operates at a much higher frequency and generates random waves, which becomes the carrier waves over the constant Microwaves emitted from Mobile Phones, Computers and other Wi-Fi devices and makes it compatible with the body's random waveforms.
Moreover, we assign the respective spatial and temporal coordinates for the envelope and carrier waves.
For multilevel converters, in order to obtain equal conduction durations for all the cells of an arm, it is necessary to use "n " carrier waves dephased by [T.