intermodulation distortion

<electronics, communications>

(IMD) Nonlinear distortion in a system or transducer, characterised by the appearance in the output of frequencies equal to the sums and differences of integral multiples of the two or more component frequencies present in the input waveform.

Last updated: 2000-08-21

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