Definition of Phase modulation

1. Noun. Modulation of the phase of the carrier wave.

Exact synonyms: Pm
Generic synonyms: Modulation

Definition of Phase modulation

1. Noun. A method of sending information by modifying (modulating) the difference in phase (fraction of a wave length) between a signal and a reference. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phase Modulation

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phase I block
phase I clinical trial
phase angle
phase change
phase contrast
phase contrast microscope
phase contrast microscopy
phase diagram
phase encoding
phase function
phase functions
phase image
phase in
phase inverter
phase modulation (current term)
phase modulator
phase modulators
phase of cell division
phase of the moon
phase out
phase plate
phase rule
phase separation
phase shift
phase shift keying
phase space
phase transfer catalysis
phase transition
phase variation

Literary usage of Phase modulation

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1. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"A phase modulation is adopted to scan the coherence peak. ... It has been demonstrated that, by the optical frequency modulation and the phase modulation, ..."

2. Precision Spectroscopy, Diode Lasers, and Optical Frequency Measur edited by Leo Hollberg (2000)
"The cavity resonance acts to alter the pure phase modulation that was imposed ... This alteration of the phase modulation comes from the transmittance and ..."

3. Technical Digest Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements edited by P. A. Williams, G. W. Day (2001)
"Until now, there have been many reports on test methods of nonlinear refractive index n2 using nonlinear effects such as self-phase modulation (SPM)[l]-[2], ..."

4. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... IL 61801 -3080 Contact: Julie Butzow Phone: (217) 244-5620 Continuously-variable multifrequency-phase/modulation fluorometers are used for studies of ..."

5. National Regulation of Inter-state Commerce by Charles Carroll Bonney (1882)
"... compression will transmit video as a digital bit stream, which generally necessitates use of some form of phase modulation (PM)—a relative of FM. ..."

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