Pulse duration

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In signal processing and telecommunication, the term pulse duration has the following meanings:

Note: The interval between the 50% points of the final amplitude is usually used to determine or define pulse duration, and this is understood to be the case unless otherwise specified. Other fractions of the final amplitude, e.g., 90% or 1/e, may also be used, as may the root mean square (rms) value of the pulse amplitude. Deprecated synonyms: pulse length, pulse width.


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