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band·width

(band'width),
In MRI, the range of frequencies or wavelengths received for a given image, inversely related to signal:noise ratio; it must be sufficient or wraparound artifact will occur.
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bandwidth

Informatics
A measure of the amount of data that can be transmitted at once through a communication conduit.

Multimedia
A theoretical limit of product expandability into different media, venues and market segments.

Telemedicine
A measure of transport—speed of throughput—of data between connected computers.

Vox populi
A popular term for a person’s intelligence—e.g., an unintelligent person would be said to have low bandwidth.
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band·width

(band'width)
The arithmetic difference between the upper and lower frequencies of a band of electromagnetic radiation.
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It has developed InP ICs that achieve that 110 GHz bandwidth directly without the need for any frequency domain interleaving.
A client fully manages the streaming session through HTTP GET, i.e., it handles the initiation time of request of each segment, and switching video bitrates adaptively to match the available bandwidth. Thus, DASH can provide the best possible video quality to the clients.
It is expected that the isolated patch radiates the CP wave within a very narrow axial-ratio bandwidth about 1.6% centered at 900 MHz.
The spectral parameters of interest to TIA and the OFC'99 group were center wavelength, bandwidth, isolation, and transmittance.
Bandwidth for moderately wideband antennas is usually expressed as a percentage relative to the center frequency [f.sub.C] = ([f.sub.L] + [f.sub.U]/2:
One solution is to give the user a box with an Ethernet interface and a slow network connection (a bit like the bad old days of dialup, having a 56K modem connection actually delivering 4K of traffic), this may be the preferred approach to residential broadband, however it is not acceptable to business, which require guaranteed symmetrical bandwidth. An alternative approach is to take the traffic capabilities of single copper pairs and aggregate them to create a connection that works at a recognizable and acceptable speed all the time.
Gaussian filters are used in GSM because they provide advantages in carrier power, occupied bandwidth and symbol clock recovery.
"After a signal enters a scope, it passes through a low-pass filter that limits the scope's bandwidth. So, the filter cuts off high-frequency glitches above the scope's bandwidth before they reach the ADC." Thus, a high sampling rate does not automatically translate into a high bandwidth.
"As we add new video applications and convert all of our existing phones to VoIP, and add new VoIP phones in the new facilities, our bandwidth and quality of service requirements are increasing," explains Mr.
The bandwidth of a digital signal is often taken to be between the frequencies at which the main lobe energy is 3-dB below the peak value (at the carrier frequency).
Unlike a disk drive, however, the performance of an iSCSI target is also affected by the characteristics of the network path dealing with available bandwidth and latency between the initiator and target.