Gray code


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Gray code

n
(Computer Science) a modification of a number system, esp a binary code, in which any adjacent pair of numbers, in counting order, differ in their digits at one position only, the absolute difference being the value 1
[named after Frank Gray, 20th-century American physicist]
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Everyone we spoke to in the encoder manufacturing business--and that's not many--agrees that Gray code is on the way out.
Implementation of binary to gray code converter and parity device has been done using electro-optic based MZIs [6].
The interface programs through the host controller's (PLC) software, and is compatible with most gray code or binary SSI sensors including rotary encoders, linear sensors, barcode readers, and laser distance sensors.
According to [22] and [24], the BER of MQAM with Gray code over additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) channel for the received SNR [rho] and constellation size [M.
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Output formats include serial, parallel, and multiplexed versions of Gray code or natural binary.
M]) then [alpha] is called a Gray code of length [N.
There are up to four different types of outputs available with the Temposonics line of sensors: true analog, with resolution determined by the type of customer interface; digitally-derived analog output, where digital is translated into an analog output via a D/A converter; digital pulse output, where a digital pulse in either start/stop or PWM format is available; and digital output, where output is either in SSI binary or Gray code format, as in DeviceNet protocol.
The digital output data are presented in offset binary, Gray code, or twos complement formats at double-data-rate low-voltage CMOS levels.
5 kHz up to 2 MHz, 8 bit to 31 bit encoder resolution, binary or gray code and odd or even parity.
The units deliver 8 bits (256 PPR) to 12 bits (4,096 PPR) of absolute position information with a gray code, natural binary, or BDC output.