Oscillators

An ALMA Warm Cartridge Assembly (WCA) contains the precision oscillators and support electronics needed for precise tuning of receivers. Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF.

Theoretical oscillatorsEdit

Def.

"a tuned electronic circuit used to generate a continuous output waveform", or

a "pattern that returns to its original state, in the same orientation and position, after a finite number of generations"[1]

is called an oscillator.

TechnologyEdit

 
The image shows a power supply hooked to an oscillator circuit. Credit: Odoulorenzo.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "oscillator, In: Wiktionary". San Francisco, California: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-15.

External linksEdit

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