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bandwidth (BW)

1. The difference between the limiting frequencies within which performance of a device, in respect to some characteristic, falls within specified limits. 2. The difference between the limiting frequencies of a continuous frequency band.  3. A characteristic of a communication channel that is the amount of information that can be passed through it in a given amount of time, usually expressed in bits per second [TCSEC].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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