linearity linearity

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of having one dimension

Usage(s):

  1. Eschewing panels altogether, most pages contain only two or three images or one full-page image, removing the rigid linearity of a grid layout.
  2. Austerely contemporary in sound, Penderecki's two-hour oratorio draws on a wide musical spectrum ranging from pious Gregorian chants to the dry linearity of the twelve-tone school.
  3. There are moments in Blake's large output when the linearity of his nudes becomes nearly absurd they resemble skinned rabbits, thongs of formalized pink tendon.

News

  1. Agilent Technologies Announces Industry-First Capabilities for Envelope Tracking for LTE ...

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced two software releases that support the design and verification of envelope tracking, a technique that improves the efficiency and linearity of power amplifiers used in mobile handsets. New capabilities available in Agilent Signal Studio software and Agilent 89600 VSA software will help developers quickly optimize ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Nujira Signals Start of Volume Production Ramp with Launch of Highest Performing Envelope Tracking Chip for Mobile ...

    Nujira Ltd, the world’s leader in Envelope Tracking technology, has unveiled its newest Coolteq.L ET power supply modulator chip for LTE handsets. Nujira's NCT-L1300 delivers the best ET modulator performance on the market across all key metrics: system efficiency, noise, bandwidth, linearity and RF output power.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Variable Gain Amplifier offers 3 dB noise figure and 39 dB gain.

    Intended for DOCSIS3.1 reverse path infrastructure applications, MAAM-011122 integrated linear 2-stage differential VGA operates from 5–300 MHz and offers 39 dB of gain with 31.5 dB attenuation range. Leveraged technologies produce linearity and output power that enable customers to achieve 36 dB MER for 64 QAM modulation with 39 channels at 52 dBmV per channel. Power down function for ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "I want to try to be linear," Blake says. "I think this lack of linearity, though, has probably not made me a giant in music with these interruptions and these fading shots and these stairways, the glass in a telephone booth, the window pane,...
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: Ran Blake Source: NPR

  2. "The new M/A-COM SP2T broadband switch is an ideal choice for customers who need high power and high linearity for broadband switching, particularly in WiMAX base stations," said Tim Daly, product manager, Tyco Electronics M/A-COM diode...
    on May 24, 2007 By: Tim Daly Source: ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release)

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