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am·pli·fi·er

(am'pli-fī'ĕr),
1. A device that increases the magnification of a microscope.
2. An electronic apparatus that increases the strength of input signals.

am·pli·fi·er

(am'pli-fī'ĕr)
1. A device that increases the magnification of a microscope.
2. An electronic apparatus that increases the strength of input signals.
See also: klystron, magnetron
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To reach cell towers from a great distance, it is important for cell signal amplifiers to have high uplink power.
As in the case of small signal amplifier design, stability circles can be calculated, and regions of instability can be avoided.
It features a fast 100 nanosecond slew rate signal amplifier with a 10 megasample per second data logger and 512 kilosample transient recorder for complete analysis to record peak power, pulse width, pulse shape, single pulse energy and pulse repetition rate.
The patented mJoose(TM) Smartphone Cases incorporate the industry's first cell signal amplifier and battery extender into an attractive, protective case.
Unlike its predecessor, the new plug and play signal amplifier has a powerful exterior antenna that can be placed right outside the window on the sill between the window and screen using a flat cable.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 17, 2012-API Technologies awarded USD1.7m order for high power/small signal amplifiers for electronic warfare systems(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
When you have regulation equipment, signal amplifiers, and loading resistors behind your termination panels, you might need to dissipate a significant amount of heat.
Manufacturers today build heterostructures into many electronic devices vital to modern communications, including the low-noise, high-frequency signal amplifiers common in satellites and mobile telephones.
Integrated signal amplifiers in multiparty conference bridges make conference participants sound like they are in the same room, even though they may be hundreds of miles distant.
However, without careful system level design between the AFE and the controller, the actual drive level implementation may require more than 100 discrete passive and active components, such as DACs, resistors, capacitors, inductors and active filters, signal amplifiers, and comparator circuits to effectively couple an AFE and controller chip.
For networks up to 450km, Nortel has teamed with MPB Communications to enable carriers to upgrade their networks to 40G speeds without the need to deploy costly optical signal amplifiers - also called repeaters - along the sea floor.