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amplifier
1. An electronic component that boosts the voltage or power level of a signal that is a linear replica of the input signal, but with greater power or voltage level, and sometimes with an impedance transformation. The output may also be a nonlinear analog function of the input signal, as in a signal compression device. 2. See fiber amplifier, optical repeater.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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