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comparator

An investigational or marketed product (i.e., active control), or placebo, which is used as a reference in a clinical trial.

comparator

(kŏm-par′ăt-ŏr) [L. comparator, a comparer]
Something, e.g., an old drug from an established class, with which another item is compared.
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Vice president Rachel Mackintosh said sometimes comparators would need to come from a different industry, particularly when a whole industry had been undervalued because women had largely done the work.
7-16V, the new comparators can operate from the standard voltages used in a wide variety of applications, including industrial or automotive equipment.
The outputs of the multiplier block are applied to a set of 15 comparators to translate the analog information into digital data.
In a transactional situation where procurement teams are frequently faced with sourcing comparators at short notice, wholesale vendors must be quickly identified and vetted, a process that can be challenging in a compressed timeframe.
Although many may view optical comparators (also referred to as optical projectors) as basic measuring technology, projectors have steadily evolved from simple comparative devices some 60 years ago to the more complex, precision optical measuring machines of today.
As a longstanding manufacturer of monopulse comparators, the development of an antenna feed was the next logical step in the extension of the product range.
The AAF equalization circuit consists of a low-pass filter with a first-order frequency boost, a sample and hold, two comparators, a digital counter and some control logic, as shown in Figure 3.
It may be possible to extend the range of this direct scaling measurement up to 10 [ohm][Image] or even 100 [ohm][Image] by using larger turns-ratio current comparators.
Other devices in the Linear Building Blocks family include various combinations of op amps, comparators (with and without programmable hysteresis), and voltage references -- some products also feature a shutdown mode.
Can the range of comparators be expected to extend beyond pharmaceutical interventions?
The contract is the delivery of the following manual mass comparators and bridge scales, including documentation and manuals in Czech language, transportation to delivery points, are their installation, commissioning and operator training in the Czech language.