parasitic oscillation


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parasitic oscillation

n
(Electronics) (in an electronic circuit) oscillation at any undesired frequency. Sometimes shortened to: parasitic
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The ~1 [micro]m parasitic oscillation reduced the lasing slope efficiency from 35% to 25.7%, which can be seen obviously in Figure 3.
Often, the spectrum analyzer will reveal other peaks that may represent additional spurious signals as a result of a local parasitic oscillation or signal reflection.
If the mixer is not well balanced, crosstalk may occur between input and output ports, which may lead to parasitic oscillation of the feedback loop.